SpeeCo Recalls Fence Wire Stretchers Due to Laceration Hazard
Name of Product:
Fence wire stretcher
A recoiling wire can be released from the fence wire stretcher unexpectedly and strike bystanders, posing a laceration hazard.
August 11, 2016
About 60,000 (in addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fence wire stretchers and contact SpeeCo to receive a full refund.
The firm has received two reports of a recoiling wire releasing from the stretcher unexpectedly, which caused cuts, abrasions and scratches to the user.
Ace and True Value hardware stores and other supply and farm ranch stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from April 2015 through August 2016 from about $40.
SpeeCo Inc., of Golden, Colo.
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