Recall: Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet Marinade Injectors
On 2016-04-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet Marinade Injectors due to a potential Choking hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2015 for about $20.
About 4,000 units are involved in this marinade injectors recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cutlery, Utensils & Gadgets category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The injectors can have small metal shavings left inside during the manufacturing process. The metal shavings can be deposited into the marinade during use and ingested by consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
> and Models
This recall involves Outdoor Gourmet marinade injectors. They are stainless steel, measure about six inches in length and have three metal rings at the top. "Outdoor Gourmet," "6 inch stainless steel injector," style number BGOG0047, UPC 400216227091 and the following date codes are printed on the product packaging.
Date Codes for Marinade Injectors
These items were sold new+ at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide and online at www.academy.com from September 2015 through December 2015 for about $20.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled marinade injectors and return them to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a full refund or a free replacement marinade injector.
Academy Sports + Outdoors toll-free at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. CT, firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.academy.com and click on the "Product Recall Info" link under Stores + Services for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Academy Sports + Outdoors has received one report of small metal shavings coming out of the product on first use. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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