Recall: Bighorn handgun security safes
On 2016-06-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bighorn handgun security safes due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2015 for about $75.
About 400 units are involved in this Rhino Metals security safe recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Guns, Locks & Holsters (not paintball) category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The handgun security safes can be opened without the use of a combination allowing unauthorized access to a handgun, posing a serious risk of injury to children and others.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all Bighorn P-20 handgun security safes. The gray and black safes are made out of metal, measure about 3.25 inches high by 12 inches wide by 10.5 inches deep and weigh about 15 pounds. The Bighorn logo in blue and a four-button, back-lit electronic key pad are located on the top of the safe. The handgun security safes have serial numbers 1412160001 through 1412163000printed on a sticker on the right hand side.
These items were sold new+ at Canyon Sports, Coastal Farm & Ranch, Dean Safes, High Noble Safe, Co., North River Customs and other stores nationwide from March 2015 through March 2016 for about $75.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled handgun safes and contact Rhino Metals for instructions and how to return the safe for a full refund.
Rhino Metals at 800-701-9128 ext. 5844 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.rhinosafe.com and click on Recall Information at the center of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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