Harbor Freight Gordon Folding Knife Recall [US]


Harbor Freight Gordon Folding Knife Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Harbor Freight Tools, a Calabasas, California establishment, recalls an estimated 1.1 million Gordon Folding Knives due to suspected failure of the locking mechanism and consequential risk of laceration, all serious health hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/H5Fb30pHurR

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Harbor-Freight-Tools-Recalls-Gordon-Folding-Knives-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Gordon branded Folding Knives, as follows:

  • The recalled Knives are comprised of stainless steel with black metal on the handle with five cutouts on each side of the handle. Each Knife measures approximately 3-inches and also has a silver-colored metal belt clip attached to the back of the handle. The origin country, “China” can be found on one side while the words, “Stainless Steel” can be found on the other side of the Knife blade.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the locking mechanism on the recalled Knives can fail to engage on extension of the blade, posing a laceration hazard. Harbor Freight Tools has received seven reports of the knife failing to lock, resulting in six reports of laceration injuries, including four that required medical attention.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Knives, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund in the form of a $5 store gift card plus sales tax..

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Harbor Freight Tools toll-free at 1-800-444-3353 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.harborfreight.com and click on the “Recall Safety Information” link on the bottom of the homepage for more information or by e-mail at recall@harborfreight.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Knives, please search for “knife” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Harbor Freight Tools, please search for “Harbor Freight” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-006
Recalls Direct RIN: 12150-2019
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