Recall: Ozark Trail Camp Axes
On 2018-10-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Ozark Trail Camp Axes due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2017 for about $8.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Walmart axe recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Saws, Splitters & Hatchets category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 5 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The axe head can detach from the handle, posing an injury hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Ozark Trail camp axes. The steel shaft tubular axes measure about 14 inches long from handle to axe head, and weigh about 1.25 lbs. The axes have a black, non-slip rubber grip and claw feature. "Ozark Trail" and model number 60111140 are printed on the product packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from January 2017 through July 2018 for about $8.
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 axes and return them to Walmart for a full refund.
Walmart at 800-925-6278 from 7 a.m. through 9 p.m. CT any day or online atwww.walmart.comand click on "Product Recalls" for more information..
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Walmart has received two reports of axe heads detaching from the handle, resulting in minor cuts and abrasions.
+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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