TriggerTech of Mississauga, Canada, is recalling about 4,000 crossbow triggers sold in the U.S. and Canada.
Rollers on the triggers can crack causing the weapon to discharge without trigger activation, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.
The company has received 16 reports of broken carbide rollers, one incident involving weapon discharge without trigger activation. No reports of injuries.
This recall involves TriggerTech carbide triggers, including the Rem 700 Carbide Triggers, the AR15 Carbide Triggers, and the Excalibur, Mission, Killer Instinct, and Parker Crossbow Triggers.
The various carbide triggers used in crossbows can be identified by the model number and corresponding serial number or date code.
The serial number/date code can be found on the side of the Rem 700 and AR15 triggers, and on the bottom of the Killer Instinct, Excalibur, Mission, and Parker triggers.
The recalled products, listed below, all have carbide rollers:
The triggers, manufactured in Canada, were sold at CanadaAmmo Wyvern Creations and other stores nationwide and online at www.triggertech.com from June 2015, to August 2016, for between $120 and$ 190.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled triggers and contact the firm for a free replacement trigger with stainless steel rollers. TriggerTech will offer a full refund instead of the replacement trigger if the recalled item has been discontinued.
Consumers may contact TriggerTech toll-free at 888-795-1485 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.triggertech.com and click on “Recalls” for more information.