Name of product:
Folding Pocket Utility Knife
Hazard:
The blade locking mechanism can fail, allowing the blade to fold inward toward the handle, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
February 28, 2012
Units:
1,800
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Greenlee toll-free at (800) 435-0786 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT or visit the firm's website at www.greenlee.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Greenlee Hawk Bill folding pocket utility knives with model numbers 0652-27 and UT652-27. The models are identical. Each has a single curved 2.6-inch stainless steel blade and a 4-inch green and black plastic handle. The Greenlee name and logo are printed on the blade. Model numbers are printed in the upper right corner of the boxes in which the knives are packaged.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled knife and return it to the distributor for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of the blade lock failing. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Distributors of professional tools and products nationwide from September 2011 through November 2011 for about $20.

Manufacturer(s):
Greenlee Textron Inc., of Rockford, Ill.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
12-119