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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814

1. Walmart Recalls Camp Axes Due to Injury Hazard:

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

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 and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

Pictures available here:

Recall Details

About 246,000

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.

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 from January 2017 through July 2018 for about $8.

Gardex, of India

Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Walmart Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Manufactured In:
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