CPSC Recall - Issued 9/6/2013

Crosman Recalls Air Pistols Due to Explosion Hazard

Manufacturer: WinGun Technology Co. Ltd
Product: Air pistols
Hazard: The air pistols can explode at high temperatures, propelling the pistol’s broken plastic pieces into the air, and posing a risk of serious eye and other injuries to users.
Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves Crosman semi-automatic style air pistols with model numbers C21, C31 and 9-C31BRM with serial numbers beginning with 12J, 12K, 12L, 12M, 13A, 13B or 13C. The model and serial numbers are located on side of the air pistol. The air pistols use a CO2 cartridge to propel plastic BBs and are used for recreational shooting. The air pistols are black, measure 8 ½ inches long and weigh 1 ½ lbs. Crosman’s name and partial address are printed in the “Warning” information on the left side of each pistol.
Remedy: Refund/Replace
Sold At: Sporting goods stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide from November 2012 through June 2013 for between $45 and $60.
Units: About 16,000
Consumer Contact: Crosman Corp. toll-free at (866) 583-7340 anytime, or online at www.crosman.com and click on Important Safety Notice at the top of the web page.
Company Website: www.crosman.com