GunBox Recalls Gun Storage Boxes Due to Lock Failure (Recall Alert)

The GunBox storage box locking mechanism can open if dropped, allowing access to the gun stored inside.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: April 16, 2014
Recall number: 14-730
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

The GunBox™ Gun Storage Boxes

Hazard:

The GunBox storage box locking mechanism can open if dropped, allowing access to the gun stored inside.

Consumer Contact:

The GunBox LLC toll-free at (866)764-0009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.thegunbox.com and click on “Update Now Available for Version 1 of the Gunbox” at the bottom of the page for more information.  

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,000

Description

The GunBox™ is an aluminum, square, clam-shaped case with an RFID scanner with a T-shaped logo on the top center of the box and two USB ports for charging devices. The “RF+Biometric” and “Premier” model boxes include a square fingerprint scanner below the RFID scanner on the top of the box that holds multiple fingerprints. The “Premier” model includes a GPS locator. All of the GunBoxes were sold with RFID wristbands that allow the user to wave their hand above the box to unlock.  The recall includes version 01 of The GunBox™ RF ,(model GBRF1.0); RF+Biometric, (Model GBBIO1.0); and the Premier, (model GBPREM1.0). The model number and “The GunBox™” are printed on a label on the bottom of the units.  

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should contact The GunBox for instructions on returning their gun box for a free replacement locking mechanism. The GunBox LLC is contacting its customers directly.

Sold exclusively online by

www.thegunbox.com from January 2014 through February 2014 for between $280 and $475.  

Manufacturer

The GunBox LLC, of Lehi, Utah

Manufactured in

United States

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