Skip to main content

GunBox Recalls Gun Storage Boxes

  • The GunBox™
  • The GunBox (Opened Case)
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.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
April 16, 2014
Units:
About 1,000
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.  

Recall Details

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.  

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively Online

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

Importer:

The GunBox LLC, of Lehi, Utah

Manufacturer

The GunBox LLC, of Lehi, Utah

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
14-730
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
For lifesaving information:
SaferProducts.gov