Shocker RSX Paintball Marker/Gun Recall [US]

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US/Washington: 7501 - ShockerRSXPaintballMarkerGunShocker Paintball recalls an estimated 5,200 Shocker RSX Paintball Markers/Guns due to injury hazard. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Shocker RSX Paintball Markers equipped with a blue main chamber.

The Shocker RSX is an electropneumatic Paintball Marker which utilizes compressed air to fire .68 caliber gelatin encapsulated paintballs. The Marker/Guns measure approximately 8.5 inches tall by 8 inches long (without the barrel). Markers included in this recall have a blue main chamber.

The blue main chamber has three large rectangular cut-outs on the main body and a ring of seven small perpendicular holes in the neck of the chamber. All Shocker RSX Markers are subject to this recall. HK Army Paintball Markers included in the recall were sold in the following color combinations:

  • Base color: black; accent color: red; main chamber: blue
  • Base color: pewter; accent color: blue; main chamber: blue
  • Base color: red; accent color: pewter; main chamber: blue
  • Base color: white; accent color: black; main chamber: blue
  • Base color: black; accent color: gold; main chamber: blue
  • Base color: purple; accent color: green; main chamber: blue

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Paintball Markers are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the chamber part assembly can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker, posing a risk of impact injury to the user. The firm has received eight (8) reports of main chamber failures. In all cases the chamber assembly was ejected out the rear of the gun with force. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Paintball Markers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Shocker Paintball toll-free at 1-866-253-2338 from 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the “Important Recall” link directly below the menu bar for more information.

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CPSC recall number: 16-243
Recalls Direct RIN: 7501-2016
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