Recall date: December 11, 2017
Recall number: 18-057
Name of product: Ravin arrow nocks
Units: About 220,000 nocks (In addition, about 3,600 nocks were sold in Canada)
Hazard: If the nock is not fully engaged with the bowstring, the crossbow can fail to discharge when the trigger is pulled and can result in the bow discharging while re-nocking of the arrow, posing an injury hazard to users.
Description: This recall involves all white plastic molded clip-on nocks used in arrows for Ravin brand crossbows. The white arrow nocks were sold separately in a package of 12 and as original equipment with Ravin crossbows and Ravin arrows. The white nocks measure about 0.9 inches long.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 44 reports of the arrow nocks malfunctioning. There were 23 reports of finger injuries, including six serious injuries.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled arrow nocks and contact Ravin® Crossbows for free replacement nocks.
Consumer Contact: Ravin Crossbows toll-free at 888-298-6335 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, email at email@example.com or online at www.ravincrossbows.com and click on Safety and Instructions for more information.
Sold at: Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Dicks Sporting Goods stores and other stores nationwide from October 2016 through November 2017 for between $8 and $15 when sold separately from other equipment. The arrow nocks were also included as original equipment with Ravin crossbows sold for between $1,500 and $2,000 and Ravin arrows sold for between $75 and $110.
Manufacturer(s): Venatics Inc. and Ravin Crossbows LLC of Superior, Wisconsin
Manufactured in: U.S.