CPSC: Electronic Handgun Safes
On 2018-08-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Electronic Handgun Safes due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2014 for about $65.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Harbor Freight Tools handgun safe recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Guns, Locks & Holsters (not paintball) category in 2018.
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 safes can open without the use of a key or combination upon impact and allow unintended access to the contents of the safe, posing a risk of serious injury to children and others.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves two models of 0.17 cubic foot capacity electronic handgun safes sold under two different brand names, Union Safe Company and Bunker Hill Security. The recalled safes are dark gray and the SKU number is printed on a permanent label on the door. The brand is printed on the permanent label on the door and molded into the combination touch-pad panel.
|Union Safe Company||62984|
|Bunker Hill Security||61581|
These items were sold new+ at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide and online at www.harborfreight.com from November 2014 through February 2018 for about $65.
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, secure the handguns to keep them away from children and return the safes to any Harbor Freight Tools location for a full refund of the purchase price in the form of a Harbor Freight Tools gift card.
Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT, email at email@example.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on "Recall Safety Information" on the bottom of the homepage for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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