Paddles Sold with Stand-up Paddleboards Recalled Due to Risk of Puncture or Laceration Hazard; Manufactured by Agit Global
This recall involves Agit Global paddles, model years 2015 through 2020, that were sold with the 8’, 8’6”, 9’6”, and 10’6” Wave Storm, Storm Blade, Ozoboard, True Wave, Bloo Tide, Dorsal, and Rock It Surf Stand-up paddleboards. The paddles are made of aluminum and are adjustable, between 5 and 7 feet in length. The paddles were provided with original purchase or as a replacement paddle under warranty and were not sold individually. Each paddle is printed with a four- or five-character manufacturing code on the paddle blade with one of the following prefixes or codes:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled paddles and contact Agit Global North America for a free, approximately two-foot long zippered paddle shaft sleeve, intended to be installed over the paddle shaft when the paddle is used.
Agit Global has received 19 reports of the paddle breaking mid-shaft during use, including six reports of leg punctures or laceration injuries.
Costco, Home Depot, REI, Amazon, Walmart.com, Sam’s Club and small surf/sporting goods stores nationwide and online at https://shop.agit-global.com/ from January 2015 through December 2020 for between $180 and $480.
Agit Global Inc., of Taiwan