Easton Technical Products, Inc.—Easton Axis Arrows and Arrow Shafts

Identifying features

There are four sizes of arrows with differing batch numbers to identify the affected batches.
Size 300 Batch No: 13169686
Size 340 Batch No: 13170143
Size 400 Batch No: 13170142
Size 500 Batch No: 13169487

What are the defects?

Some arrow shafts in the affected batches did not comply with Easton's quality assurance standards.

What are the hazards?

If an arrow breaks while being fired or when it hits a target, it can result in injuries to the archer or other persons in the vicinity. The types of injuries may range from scratches and bruises, to penetration wounds to the hand, arm, or face.

What should consumers do?

Consumers with products matching the batch numbers should immediately stop using the arrow shafts and return the product contact Easton through their website (www.eastonarchery.com or www.axisrecall.com) or email (axisrecall@eastontp.com) to arrange for return of the product to Pat’s Archery (regardless of whether they purchased the products from Pat’s Archery or Highland Archery Suppliers).

Alternatively, consumers can contact Pats Archery directly at 15 Grantley Avenue, Victor Harbour SA 5211, or contact Pats Archery on (08) 8552 6722 to arrange the return and replacement.

Easton will replace the product with a similar product at no charge to consumers, and Easton will cover all shipping expenses. Further, Easton will provide consumers one additional arrow for each six affected arrows returned as an incentive and to compensate for any inconvenience.

Traders who sold this product

Pat’s Archery
Highland Archery Suppliers (it is not definite that this supplier had any arrows or arrow shafts from the affected batches)

Where the product was sold
Northern Territory
South Australia
Dates available for sale
  • 29 March 2013 - 26 June 2013

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission