Name of product:
Fence wire stretcher
Hazard:

A recoiling wire can be released from the fence wire stretcher unexpectedly and strike bystanders, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
11, 2016
Units:
About 60,000 (in addition, 1,800 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

SpeeCo toll-free at 855-271-7189 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.speeco.com and click on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fence wire stretchers and contact SpeeCo to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of a recoiling wire releasing from the stretcher unexpectedly, which caused cuts, abrasions and scratches to the user.

Sold At:

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.

Importer(s):

SpeeCo Inc., of Golden, Colo.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-244