Recall: Emergency Tool Kits
On 2007-08-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Emergency Tool Kits due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2003 for about $5.00 to $45.00.
About 40,000 units are involved in this emergency tool kit recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Safety/Emergency Tool Kits category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
Booster cables in the recalled kits can have undersized wiring and inadequate connections, posing a fire and shock hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled emergency tool kits have booster cables in combination with other tools and safety equipment.
These items were sold new+ at Flea markets and various Internet sites nationwide from June 2003 through May 2007 for between $5 and $45.
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 booster cables in the recalled kits immediately and contact the firm to receive a refund for the cost of the cables.
For additional information, contact B&F System toll-free at (877)586-2926 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.bnfusa.com
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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