October Mountain Products Recalls Hanging Bow Scales Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

This recall involves OMP M-100 digital hanging bow scales that measure the user’s peak or holding weight in archery and bow hunting. The orange plastic pocket-size, portable scales measure about 8 inches long by 4 inches wide by 1.2 inches deep.  They have three buttons on the front. On one end of the scale there is a hook and a metal ring on the other. M-100 and the OMP logo are printed in black lettering on the front of the scale.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The mounting ring on the scales can break during use, posing impact and laceration hazards to the user.
  • Remedy
  • Incidents
    The firm has received four reports of the mounting ring on the scale breaking, including one report of a laceration to the hand that required stitches.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hanging bow scales and contact October Mountain Products to receive a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Academy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Gander Mountain, Gun World & Archery Shop, Scheel’s and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Eder’s, OctoberMountainProducts.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers from November 2015 through March 2016 for about $30.
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