October 15, 2003CPSC, Buck Knives Inc. Announce Recall of
product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise
Name of Product: MiniBuck? Black Pocket Knives
Manufacturer: Buck Knives Inc., of El Cajon, Calif.
Hazard: The black plastic handles of the pocket knives can crack, posing a
risk of injury from the blade.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported. This recall
is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
Description: Model 425BK MiniBuck Black Knives have a plastic handle and a
non-serrated 1-7/8 inch drop-point blade. The knives are 2-7/8 inches long
when closed and 4-3/4 inches when open. Each of the subject knives bears the
designation ?T? on the blade of the knife after the model number.
Sold At: Department, sporting goods and specialty stores nationwide sold the
recalled pocket knives from July 2003 through September 2003 for about $15.
The knives also were sold through Buck?s Web site at www.buckknives.com.
Manufactured In: U.S.A.
Remedy: Consumers should contact Buck Knives Inc. to receive a free
Consumer Contact: Buck Knives Inc. at (800) 215-2825 between 7 a.m. and 3:30
p.m. PT Monday through Friday to receive a replacement knife.
Media Contact: Veronica Cox (619) 449-1100 x226.