WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: BBK 10010 Tree Climbers
Importer: BBK Enterprises Inc., of San Antonio, Texas
Hazard: The steel back brace on the tree climber can weaken and fail, posing a serious injury hazard to the user.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents have been reported. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
Description: The recalled BBK Tree Climbers have a model number of BBK 10010, which can be found on the outside of the box. The climber, which is primarily used by hunters, has a 2-piece climbing stand with a green powder coat finish, a camouflage padded seat and an expanded metal platform. A yellow warning label on the climber has BBK’s name, address, and phone number printed on it.
Sold at: Hunting gear retailers and distributors nationwide, including Mattoon Rural King Supply, Johnston Seed, Everharts Sporting Goods and Sportsradein, sold the tree climbers between August 2003 and October 2003 for about $90. The recalled units were also sold on the BBK Enterprises Web site: www.bbkhuntingsystems.com
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these climbers immediately and call BBK or the retail store to return the units and receive reimbursement.
Consumer Contact: Contact BBK at (800) 228-4846 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or log on to their Web site at www.bbkhuntingsystems.com