Lithgow Arms .223 CrossOver Rifle Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Lithgow Arms, a Lithgow, New South Wales establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of LA102 .223 calibre CrossOver Rifles due to suspected barrel cracking and consequential risk of flashback injury due to escaping gas during weapons firing, all serious health and safety hazards.

ACCC: http://ht.ly/DusZ30kTAwI

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/lithgow-arms-la102-crossover-rifle-223-calibre

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following CrossOver Rifle Weapons are subject to this recall:

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the rifle’s design and retail presentation.

According to the ACCC, this recall was initiated due to the potential injury from escaping gas from failed Rifle barrel.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled CrossOver Rifles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly arrange for the return of your Rifle to Lithgow Arms using your local gun shop.

Gun shops will send the Rifles to Lithgow Arms, which will inspect and replace the Rifle’s barrel as necessary and return the Weapon to the gun shop for return to you. There will be no cost for any barrel replacement process.

==> Please remember to package your Rifle in accordance with all local firearm regulations and laws. In particular, ensure all ammunition has been removed from your Rifle, including any chambered rounds. At no time should you transport, ship or use a loaded weapon that is potentially unsafe. Assume all weapons are loaded until you personally have checked and verified their status.

Owners who have returned their Rifle to a gun shop for repair should e-mail Lithgow Arms using the e-mail, LA102.recall@thalesgroup.com.au so the company can keep owners up-to-date on the barrel replacement schedule and to receive updates throughout this process.

Please include the following information in your communication so Lithgow can track the progress of your Rifle:

  • your name
  • contact telephone number(s), and
  • the weapon’s full serial number.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Lithgow Arms, please search for “Lithgow” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2018/16833
Recalls Direct RIN: 10382-2018
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