According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Simms Fishing Products, of Bozeman, Mont., has voluntarily recalled one of their products. This recall was released September 8, 2010.
What is being recalled?
Approximately 3,000 wading staffs are included in this recall.
What’s the problem?
Wading staffs are used to help users in wading rivers and streams. Although no injuries have been reported as of release time, the wading staff can collapse. If this happens, the user could fall and get hurt.
Which specific wading staffs are involved in this recall?
The wading staffs that are involved in this recall are offered in two sizes, 52″ and 56″ They are sterling silver colored and they have Simms item numbers AWS101152 or AWS101156. The UPC numbers for these staffs are 94264-10102 or 94264-10103. These numbers are located on the tags that are attached to the products for purchase. The staffs also have a silver cable connector, distinguishing them from other staffs. The staffs were manufactured in the US and sold nationwide at various authorized dealers from March 2010 through June 2010. They sold for about $120.
What do I do now?
If you have these wading staffs, stop using them immediately. To get your replacement or refund, contact Simms Fishing Products at (877) 789-6555 or visit their website at simmsfishing.com.
If you have been injured by this product, or you know of any other potential hazards caused by it, contact the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is interested in hazards posed by all products, not just this one. Call them at (800) 638-2772 if you know of another product that is potentially dangerous or has caused injuries.