The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) has announced a recall of Middleton Siege Crossbows. The crossbow can fire unexpectedly when the safety appears to be on and the trigger is pulled. In addition, the crossbow limbs can crack or break under normal use.
This recall affects approximately 150 units of “The Siege” hunting crossbows with model numbers 315, 330, 355 and 375. “The Siege” and the model numbers are printed in large lettering directly above the trigger mechanism. “Bohning/Middleton Crossbow,” “Patent pending” and serial number are engraved on opposite sides of the rear barrel of each crossbow. The serial number, 12-XXX, is unique for each crossbow. The crossbows measure 36 to 39 inches in length, are camouflage/black in color and have a scope mounted on the top. The crossbows were sold with a scope, arrow quiver, quiver brackets, cocking aid and a string changer.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbows and contact Bohning to return the crossbows for a full refund.