Jan. 2, 2013
Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product:
Game Winner® crossbow cocking ropes
The hooks attaching the cocking rope to the crossbow string can break and cause it to recoil, posing a laceration hazard.
Academy Sports + Outdoors; toll-free at (888) 922-2336, from
8 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday
9 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT on Sunday
, or online at
and click on Help + Support and Product Recall Info for more information.
This recall involves Game Winner® cocking ropes with model number FSGWAR3018 and UPC 400214726596. The cocking ropes help users get a better grip on the crossbow string and aid in pulling it back. They have an approximately 50-inch long black nylon rope, two black plastic hooks and two t-handles. The model and UPC numbers are located on the instruction card that comes with the product.
The company has received four reports of the hooks on the cocking ropes breaking, causing the rope to recoil. Three of the incidents resulted in lacerations.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cocking ropes and return them to Academy for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at:
Academy stores nationwide and on the company's website
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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
CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)Times:
5:30 p.m. ET
; Messages can be left anytimeCall to get product safety and other agency information and to
report unsafe products
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.Phone: (301) 504-7908Spanish: (301) 504-7800
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission