WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Gerber EAB (Exchange-A-Blade) Pocket Knives
Units: About 154,000
Importer: Gerber Legendary Blades, of Portland, Ore., a division of Fiskars Brands Inc., of Madison, Wis
During use, the back of the blade of the knife can slide past the blade
support, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Gerber has received eight reports of individuals cutting themselves
while using the knife, including several individuals who required
Description: The recall involves Gerber EAB Pocket
Knives, model numbers 22-41548, 22-41548CDIP, 22-01548W and 22-41548W.
The knives are small, folding utility knives that can be clipped to the
owner's pocket. The knives are marked with the "Gerber" trademark.
at: Retail stores nationwide, including Wal-Mart, and through on-line
stores from September 2006 through August 2007 for about $11.
Manufactured in: China
Consumers should stop using the recalled knives immediately and contact
Gerber to receive instructions on how to return the knife for a free
Consumer Contact: For more information,
contact Gerber Legendary Blades toll-free at (877) 204-5510 between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
Gerber Legendary Blades Recalls Pocket KnivesWednesday, 29 August 2007
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
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