Recall: Cohort Folding Knife
On 2015-05-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cohort Folding Knife due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2013 for about $30.
About 200,000 units are involved in this folding knife recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Knives (Pocket / Camping / Hunting) category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 700,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 314-9130
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What is the problem?
The locking mechanism can fail to hold the blade, posing a laceration hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/53487r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Home Depot, other retailers nationwide and online at www.gerbergear.com and other online sporting goods stores from January 2013 through March 2015 for about $30.
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 knife and contact Gerber for a replacement.
Gerber Legendary Blades toll free at (877) 314-9130 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.gerbergear.com and click on Product Notifications for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Gerber received six reports of laceration injuries, two of which required stitches.
+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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