Oct. 24, 2012—HatsanUSA recalled its Striker air rifle, because the product can fire unexpectedly when a consumer closes the action during the cocking process. This poses an injury hazard to consumers.
The recalled air rifle was sold in three styles: black with a gray forearm grip and gray rear grip; camouflage with a black forearm grip and black rear grip; and brown hardwood with crosshatching cut into the forearm grip and rear grip. The product is 43inches long and has a black scope, a front sight and a rear sight. “Striker” is printed on the top of the air rifle’s barrel behind the rear sight. Serial numbers of recalled air rifle begin with 0511, 0811, 0911, 1011, 0112, 0212, 0312, or 0412. The serial numbers are printed on the air rifle’s barrel block that’s on the left in front of the rear sight.
The recalled product was sold at Dunham’s Sports, Sportsman’s Warehouse and other sporting-goods stores, via catalog sales by Airgun Depot, The Sportsman’s Guide and Pyramyd Air, and online from November 2011 through July 2012. HatsanUSA received a report of an air rifle that fired unexpectedly. No injuries were reported. Consumers should stop using the recalled air rifles, make sure that they are unloaded and contact HatsanUSA for a free replacement air rifle.
For more information, call HatsanUSA at 877/278-4448 or go to hatsanusa.com/striker-recall.