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CPSC reports Walmart Recalls Ozark Trail Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that Walmart is recalling Ozark Trail Camp Axes because the axe head can detach from the handle, posing an injury hazard.

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.

Walmart recalls Ozark Trail camp axe.

Walmart recalls Ozark Trail camp axe.

Recall Information

Name of Product: Ozark Trail camp axes

Units: About 246,000   

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

Consumer Contact: Walmart at 800.925.6278 from 7:00am through 9:00pm CT any day or online at www.walmart.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

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 $8.00.

Manufacturer(s): Gardex, of India

Importer(s): Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, AR

Distributor(s): Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, AR

Manufactured In: India

About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.

CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– 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.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.


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