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Parang Gerber Bear Grylls Recall

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Salam semua,

wuuu lamaaaa btul saya tak post kat GO....

ni ada berita sket pasal parang Gerber Bear Grylls - telah ditarik balik oleh Gerber. sapa yang ada paran gni boleh contact diorang , tanya nak replace dengan apa.

source: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12248.html

saya copy + paste dari website atas, tapi takder gambar etc. kalau nak tengok versi lagi meriah, sila klik link kat atas.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2012
Release #12-248
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 314-9130
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Gerber Recalls Machetes Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Gerber® Bear Grylls Parang Machetes

Units: About 119,000

Importer: Gerber Legendary Blades, of Portland, Ore.

Hazard: A weakness in the area where the handle meets the blade can cause the handle or the blade to break during use, posing a laceration hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received 24 reports of breakages, including one report of a laceration injury in Canada, which did not involve stitches.

Description: The recalled product is a curved blade machete with an overall length of 19.5 inches and a blade length of 13.5 inches. The handle is a dark gray textured rubber grip with wrist lanyard, orange trim and a stylized "BG" on it. The blade is marked with the "GERBER®" trademark and a stylized Bear Grylls trademark. The machete comes in a black nylon sheath with orange and gray trim. The machetes were sold separately or as one of the products in Gerber's Apocalypse Survival Kit. The model numbers are on the package. Model numbers are: 31-000698, which has "Survival Series" printed on the package; and 31-001507, which was sold only at Walmart. Model number 30-0006010 is for the Apocalypse Survival Kit, which includes a Parang machete among other items in a foldable black cloth case with "GERBER" printed in orange on the inside right.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and online from January 2011 through June 2012 for about $43 for the individual Parang machetes and $349 for the Apocalypse Survival Kits.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Parang machetes and contact Gerber Legendary Blades to receive a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Gerber Legendary Blades toll-free at (877) 314-9130 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.gerbergear.com

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/reca ... re_id=1665

Picture of recalled machete package Picture of recalled machete and sheath



Picture of recalled machete in a survival kit

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Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.

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Re: Parang Gerber Bear Grylls Recall

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Tq and noted
Dan Kami jadikan di bumi gunung-ganang yang menetapnya, supaya bumi itu tidak menggegar mereka; dan Kami jadikan di celah-celahnya jalan-jalan laluan, supaya mereka mendapat petunjuk.(Surah Al-Anbiyaa':31)

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