Battenfeld Handgun Security Vault Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Battenfeld Technologies recalls some Lockdown Compact and Large Handgun Security Vaults due to lock failure, inside accessibility hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/k8gWF

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/26673r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the recalled Handgun Vaults are lined with foam padding in the top and bottom and are secured by a three-digit combination lock. A label with the words “Lockdown” and “www.lockdownvaults.com” is located to the left of the combination lock.

Please note: there is an earlier recall of the same or similar device from the US market. For information on this recall, please use the Search Box on this site and input the term “Battenfeld”.

HCSC recall number: RA-26673
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1870
E. & O. E.

Battenfeld Handgun Vault Recall [US]

US/Washington: Battenfeld Technologies recalls some Three-Digit Combination Locking Handgun Vaults due to lock failure, inside accessibility hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/jWGvE

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Battenfeld-Technologies-Recalls-Three-Digit-Combination-Locking-Handgun-Vaults/

Additional information: The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the lock on the recalled Handgun Vault can fail and allow unintended access to its contents. The CPSC says this recall is intended for combination lock models of Lockdown Compact and Large Handgun Security Vaults. The vaults are black, steel cases used to store handguns or other valuables at home, in the car or when traveling. The Compact Vault’s interior is 5.25 inches wide, 8.25 long and 1.5 inches deep and can store most compact automatics and revolvers. The Large Vault’s interior is 6.125 inches wide, 9.75 inches long and 1.5 inches deep and can store most full-sized automatics and revolvers with barrels up to 4 inches long. Both vaults are lined with foam padding in the top and bottom and are secured by a three-digit combination lock.

Please note: there is a later recall of the same or similar device from the Canadian market. For information on this recall, please use the Search Box on this site and input the term “Battenfeld”.

CPSC recall number: 13-165
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1849
E. & O. E.

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