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Walmart Recalls Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard

  • Recalled Ozark Trail camp axe
Name of Product:
Ozark Trail camp axes
Hazard:

The axe head can detach from the handle, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
October 03, 2018
Units:
About 246,000
Consumer Contact

Walmart at 800-925-6278 from 7 a.m. through 9 p.m. CT any day or online at www.walmart.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information..

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Ozark Trail camp axes. The steel shaft tubular axes measure about 14 inches long from handle to axe head, and weigh about 1.25 lbs. The axes have a black, non-slip rubber grip and claw feature. “Ozark Trail” and model number 60111140 are printed on the product packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled axes and return them to Walmart for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Walmart has received two reports of axe heads detaching from the handle, resulting in minor cuts and abrasions.

Sold Exclusively At

Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from January 2017 through July 2018 for about $8.

Manufacturer(s):

Gardex, of India

Manufactured In:
India
Importer(s):

Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Distributor(s):

Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Recall number:
19-003
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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.
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