Rapala USA Recalls Rechargeable Fillet Knives Due to Fire Hazard
This rechargeable fillet knife has been recalled and for good reason, the battery can catch fire. If you have one of these you need to replace it immediately. The recall is for 128,000 of The Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knives.
They were available at Bass Pro Shop, Cabelas and other nationwide sporting goods stores.
Below are the full details of the recall from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission:
Name of product: Rapala® Rechargeable Fillet Knives (Item No. RRFN)
Hazard: The battery can overheat and catch fire if non-Rapala chargers are used to charge the battery.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rechargeable fillet knife, remove the battery and look for a white ETL label on the battery. If the battery does not have a white ETL label, consumers should contact Rapala USA for a free replacement battery and for pre-paid return of the old battery to Rapala for proper disposal.
Rapala USA at 800-874-4451, by email at email@example.com, or online at rapala.com and click the recall button for more information.
Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Fleet Farm and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at rapala.com from March 2011 through December 2018 for about $101.
Rapala USA, of Minnetonka, Minn.