Recall date: August 6, 2013
Recall number: 13-257

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Gerber® Uppercut™ Fixed Blade Knife and Sheath Set
The Uppercut sheath does not hold the knife securely, allowing the knife to come out of the sheath unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.
Consumer Contact:

Gerber Legendary Blades toll-free at (800) 289-4560 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at and click on "Product Notifications" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

About 2,900

All Uppercut Knife and Sheath sets include a black nylon sheath with an engraved Gerber sword and shield logo printed on the front and "GERBER" engraved on the snap clip on the back.  The sheaths are approximately 2.25-inches long and 1.25-inches wide at the top, tapering down to 0.5-inch at the base.  The knife sold with the sheath is a T-handled knife with an overall length of 4-inches and a 2-inch double-edged blade that snaps into the molded sheath.  The knife has a laser marked white sword and shield logo on the front and a white alphanumeric code on the back tang of the knife.  The Uppercut sets that were sold in a box have model number 30-000650 printed on the box. Sets sold in blister pack packaging have model number 31-001727 printed on the packaging. 


Gerber Legendary Blades has received one report of a laceration to a consumer that required medical attention, but no stitches. 


Consumers should immediately cover and store the Uppercut knife in a safe area out of the reach of children. Contact Gerber Legendary Blades for instructions on returning the sheath for a free replacement sheath.

Sold At:

Sporting goods stores nationwide and online at from March 2013 through June 2013 for about $60 per knife and sheath set.   


Gerber Legendary Blades, of Portland, Ore.  

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