What is the problem?
The knife can cut through the sheath because there is no blade guard in the sheath. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves the Browning and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation co-branded skinner knife sheath (model 322087). The sheath is black with the 'Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation' logo stitched on the front. The packaging is black and yellow with 'Browning' printed on the side and the model number printed above the UPC. No other Browning or Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation products are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at The sheath and knife were given away as a promotional item for new membership in the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation from November 2008 through April 2009.
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 stop using the sheath immediately and discard it. Consumers with the recalled sheath will be notified directly and will be sent a new one free of charge.
For additional information, contact Browning at (800) 637-0230 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.browning.com (PDF)
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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Company Website: www.browning.com
Company Phone: (800)637-0230
What if I don't own this, but I own something similar?
It is possible that your item was included in a different recall, or will be recalled in the future. To find out, add your item to a free, private Items I Own account. Items I OwnTM will check your items against the past 13 years of CPSC recalls, then keep checking daily for new ones. Click "I Own a SIMILAR Item" to continue.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.