Climbing treestands recalled due to fall hazard

Anthony Austin anchors. 11/30/2016

A recall alert has been issued for Summit Climbing Treestands due a welding error that could cause a fall hazard to consumers.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that consumers should stop using the tree stand immediately and call Summit for instructions on returning the product for a free replacement.

Summit Treestands Explorer SD closed front products are the ones being recalled. They've got a metal frame, a suspended foam-padded seat in a camouflage pattern material and weighs about 20 lbs.

The recalled treestands include those that have a bar encircling the user and folds down flag for packing. The model recalled also includes folding stirrups.

Only about 270 units are affected. The product was sold nationwide during August for $360.

You can reach Summit at 1-800-353-0634 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. You can also go online to this link and click on 'recalls' for more information.

This is a voluntary recall.

(© 2016 WTLV)


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