November 19, 2002Bear Archery Has Recalled
- Bear Archery LLC has recalled about 2,250 compound bows. The limbs of
these bows can break during use, causing impact injuries to consumers.
Bear Archery has received about 200 reports of these bows breaking during
use with reports of seven minor injuries, such as cuts and bruises to the
face and chest.
These are junior-sized compound Bear Archery bows sold under the model names
Warrior and Buckmaster/Warrior. They are camouflaged or black, and "Warrior"
or "Buckmaster" decals were included in the packaging to put on the bows.
Hunting & sporting goods stores, mass merchants and catalogs nationwide sold
the bows from September 2002 through October 2002 for between $75 and $100.
Consumers should stop using the recalled bows immediately, and contact Bear
Archery for a free replacement. For more information, contact Bear Archery
at (800) 342-4751 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday,
visit their web site at www.beargoldeneagle.com, or write to Bear Archery,
LLC, 4600 S.W. 41st Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32608.