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KEE Action Sports Recalls BT SA-17 Paintball Marker Due To Injury Hazard

Posted by Federation Guards on January 18, 2011 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

 

 

News from CPSC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20207

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For Immediate Release Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 220-3222 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 220-3222 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

January 19, 2011 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 638-2772 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Release #11-FOR CLEARANCE CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (301) 504-7908 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

KEE Action Sports Recalls BT SA-17 Paintball Marker Due To Injury Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Name of product: BT SA-17 Paintball Gun/Marker

Units: About 1,400

Importer: KEE Action Sports LLC, of Sewell, N.J.

Hazard: When users attempt to pierce the CO2 cartridge by closing the lever to the cartridge chamber, the cartridge can fly out of the marker, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description: The marker is made of aluminum and resembles a pistol. It is black with model number BT SA-17 printed on both sides. It uses a horizontally-fed magazine and requires a 12g CO2 cartridge.

Sold at: Paintball fields/arenas, stores and retailers from May 2010 through August 2010 for about $130.

Manufactured in Taiwan .

 

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled paintball markers. Consumers can return the markers to KEE or the retailer from which the product was purchased for a free repair or contact KEE for the repair parts and installation instructions.

 

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact KEE Action Sports at (800) 220-3222 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 220-3222 end_of_the_skype_highlighting between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, or visit KEE’s customer service website at www.paintballsolutions.com.

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BT SA-17 paintball maker with lever to CO2 cartridge chamber open.

 

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.

 

Please tell us about it by visiting  https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $800 billion annually.

 

The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a significant decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

 

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or re-sell this or any other recalled product.

 

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 638-2772 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (800) 638-8270 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, or visit www.cpsc.gov/talk.html.

 

Consumers can obtain this press release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov.

 

To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

Some BT Markers to be Rebranded

Posted by Federation Guards on August 9, 2010 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

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Sewell, NJ, August 9th, 2010 KEE Action Sports LLC. KEE Action Sports and Heckler & Koch announced that they had resolved their dispute regarding KEE’s BT Delta, BT Delta Elite and BT TM-7 markers. The settlement provides that KEE and its customers may continue to market the three markers. Newly manufactured Delta, Delta Elite and TM-7s will shortly begin bearing an H&K emblem. The three markers will be sub-licensed through Umarex, the worldwide exclusive H&K licensee for paintball products.

 

KEE Action Sports LLC is the worldwide leader in the manufacturing and distribution of paintball sporting goods and the exclusive source for RPS®, Empire®, Invert™, Invert™ MINI™, BT Paintball™, HALO®, EVIL®, Pure Energy®, ViewLoader®, Brass Eagle®, and JT Sports® brand products.

Authorized by Umarex, the worldwide exclusive H&K licensee for paintbll products.