09/09/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley
Bozeman, MT—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Simms Fishing Products have announced a voluntary recall of about 3,000 Wading Staffs. The CPSC announced the recall on September 8, 2010; over a fall hazard the wading staff poses.
The recall was initiated after discovering that the wading staff can collapse, which poses a fall hazard to users.
The CPSC reported, “The recalled product is a wading staff used to assist in wading rivers and streams. These staffs, offered in two sizes (52″ & 56″), are sterling silver in color and are identified by Simms item numbers AWS101152 or AWS101156 (UPC numbers 94264-10102 or 94264-10103). The item number and UPC numbers can be found on the product hang tag attached to the staff at time of purchase. Affected wading staffs are visibly identifiable by a silver cable connector.”
The wading staffs were sold at authorized dealers across the U.S. from March 2010 through June 2010, for about $120.
Consumers are advised to contact Simms Fishing Products or an authorized dealer to received a full refund or free replacement.
For further information concerning the recall, consumers can contact Simms Fishing Products toll-free at (877) 789-6555 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, visit their website at www.simmsfishing.com, or email the firm at [email protected]
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