Master Cutlery Recalls Neck Knives Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Big 5 Sports

The sheath on the Master Cutlery MTech USA Karambit neck knife can fail to hold the knife securely. This can allow the knife to fall out of the sheath, posing a laceration hazard to the consumer.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: July 10, 2014
Recall number: 14-227
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

MTech USA Karambit Neck Knife and Sheath

Hazard:

The sheath does not hold the knife securely, allowing the knife to fall out of the sheath unexpectedly. This poses a risk of laceration to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

Master Cutlery Inc., toll-free at (888) 271-7229 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website at www.mastercutlery.com and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 4,000

Description

This recall involves the Karambit neck knife and sheath. The half-moon shaped knife measures 7 inches in length and was sold in an urban camo print. “MTech USA” is laser printed on the blade. Model number MT-664UC-SO is marked on the back of the knife. The knife fits into an unmarked molded black sheath that is about 4.5 inches in length. The sheath has a snap clip on the back and also comes with a beaded lanyard chain. Replacement sheaths have “MTech USA” laser printed on the back.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled knife and sheath, store the knife and sheath in a safe area and contact Master Cutlery for instructions on obtaining a free replacement sheath.

Sold exclusively at

Big 5 Sporting Goods stores from March 2014 through May 2014 for about $20.

Importer

Master Cutlery Inc., of Secaucus, New Jersey

Manufactured in

China

  • Master Cutlery Neck Knife and Sheath