Summit Treestands Recalls Hunters’ Tree Stands Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–October 23, 2102.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Crush Series: Perch, Stoop and Ledge Treestands for hunters

Units: About 2,900

Manufacturer: Summit Treestands, LLC, of Decatur, Ala.

Hazard: The tree stand’s hanging strap assembly could dislodge from the tree stand or fail to restrain or hold properly on the tree, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recalled hunters’ tree stands have the following names and item numbers: Crush Series Perch, number 82069; Crush Series Stoop, number 82070; and Crush Series Ledge number 82071. The tree stands include the main stand platform and seat with a green cinch strap and a tan tree stand hanging strap assembly, which consists of one nylon strap with a hook and an adjustment portion with a metal buckle and a matching nylon tab and a hook. This hanging strap assembly has the recalled item numbers printed on the safety label attached near the buckle.

Sold at: Hunting stores and in catalogs such as Bass Pro Shops, Cabelas and others nationwide from July 2012 through August 2012 for between $70 to $100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and contact Summit Treestands to receive a free replacement hanging strap assembly.

Consumer Contact: Summit Treestands, LLC, toll free at (855)375-9808, anytime or website www.summitstands.com click on the Recall icon for more information.

Picture of recalled treestand Ledge, side view

Treestand Ledge, side view

Picture of recalled treestand strap assembly

Treestand strap assembly

Picture of recalled treestand warning label

Warning Label

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov