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October Mountain Products recalls Hanging Bow Scales

Starting date:
July 19, 2016
Posting date:
July 19, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

October Mountain Products M-100 Digital Hanging Bow Scale

Product description

This recall involves OMP M-100 digital hanging bow scales that measure the user's peak or holding weight in archery and bow hunting. The orange plastic, pocket-sized, portable scales measure about 20.3 centimeters (8 inches) long by 10.1 centimeters (4 inches) wide by 3 centimeters (1.2 inches) deep.  They have three buttons on the front. On one end of the scale there is a hook and a metal ring on the other. "M-100" and the "OMP" logo are printed in black lettering on the front of the scale.

Hazard identified

The mounting ring on the scales can break during use, posing impact and laceration hazards to the user.

Neither Health Canada nor October Mountain Products, Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 23 units were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2015 to March 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the China.


Kinsey's, Inc. (October Mountain Products, Inc.)
Mount Joy

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hanging bow scales and contact October Mountain Products to receive a credit.

For more information, consumers may contact October Mountain Products (OMP) by telephone at 1-717-492-8020, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by email. Consumers can also visit the company's website and click on the "Support/Recall" tab for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.