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1. Walmart Recalls Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Walmar...ury-Hazard

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1. Walmart Recalls Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard:
Recall Date: October 3, 2018
Recall Number: 19-003

Recall Summary

Name of Product:
Ozark Trail camp axes

Hazard:
The axe head can detach from the handle, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled axes and return them to Walmart for a full refund.

Consumer Contact:
Walmart at 800-925-6278 from 7 a.m. through 9 p.m. CT any day or online at www.walmart.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.


Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Walmar...ury-Hazard



Recall Details

Units:
About 246,000


Description:
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.


Incidents/Injuries:
Walmart has received two reports of axe heads detaching from the handle, resulting in minor cuts and abrasions.


Sold Exclusively At:
Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from January 2017 through July 2018 for about $8.


Manufacturer(s):
Gardex, of India


Importer(s):
Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.


Distributor(s):
Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.


Manufactured In:
India
wow they sold almost 1/4 million of those junk hatchets. frankly I steer clear of Ozark Trail products. highdesertranger
The big insulated drinking mugs are great, got a box at $4 each