Excalibur recalls C2 Crank cocking aids for crossbows

Photo source: CPSC

The hooks can break during use, causing flying plastic projectiles

Excalibur Crossbow US of Canada is recalling nearly 19,000 C2 Crank cocking aids for crossbows in the U.S., and Canada.

The cocking hooks can break during use, causing flying plastic hook projectiles, posing impact injury and laceration hazards.

The firm has received 538 reports of the C2 Crank cocking aid hooks breaking during use, resulting in plastic projectiles flying and hitting consumers, including one injury where a consumer reportedly suffered a permanent eye injury.

This recall involves Excalibur Crossbow’s C2 Crank sold as a cocking aid for crossbows.

The C2 Crank, sold in black, has two plastic cocking hooks attached to the string of the C2 Crank.

The “Excalibur Crossbow” logo is on the front of the unit, with part number 2199 and the UPC number 626192021991 located on the packaging.

The C2 Crank, manufactured in Canada, was sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, and other stores nationwide and online at excaliburcrossbow.com, ebay.com and amazon.com from January 2008, through December 2021, for about $190.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled C2 Crank and contact Excalibur Crossbow for instructions on receiving free replacement rope and hooks.

Consumers may contact Excalibur Crossbow toll-free at (888) 689-1289 Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.( ET), by email at warranty@excaliburcrossbow.com, or online at https://excaliburcrossbow.com/c2-crank-recall/ for more information.

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