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Gerber Legendary Blades Recalls Hunting Knife Sets Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Gerber Legendary hunting knife
Name of Product:
Winchester® Hunting Knife Sets
Hazard:
The latching mechanism for the knife's interchangeable blades can unexpectedly fail and release the blade. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
November 01, 2011
Units:
About 13,000
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Gerber Legendary Blades toll-free at (877) 314-9130 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.gerbergear.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Winchester Hunting Knife Sets with model number 31-000801. The model number is printed on the back, lower right corner of the packaging. The knife sets have a single handle with a lock release button and four interchangeable blades. "Winchester®" is printed in red on the knife set's handle and is etched onto the side of each of the four blades.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled knife sets and contact the firm for a free replacement product of equal or higher value.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Sporting goods stores nationwide from July 2011 through September 2011 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-030
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