Recall of Inprint™ Safe-Boxes for Handguns


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mpmillen
July 14, 2005, 05:44 PM
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05586.html


Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

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July 11, 2005

CPSC, Perm-a-Store Announce Recall of Inprint™ Safe-Boxes for Handguns
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Customers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Inprint™ Safe-Box used to store handguns and valuables

Units: 500

Manufacturer: Perm-A-Store, of Golden Valley, Minn.

Hazard: The door on these safe-boxes may not latch properly when closed, possibly giving children and others unauthorized access to a firearm.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: These silver Inprint™ safe-boxes are about 8-inches long, 6-inches wide and 12.5-inches high and have “INPRINT” written on the top of the safe. They have serial numbers 04470001 through 04470500 printed on the inside back panel near the battery tray.

Sold at: Biometrics Direct, Cabelas and the Inprintsafe.com Web sites; Cabelas and Impact Guns stores and other gun shops; and in Cabelas catalogs. They also were sold directly by Russ Bassett Company and through Perm-a-Store. The recalled units were sold between December 2004 and June 2005 for about $359.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers can return the recalled safe-boxes to Perm-a-Store for a free repair or ship the safe-box directly to Perm-a-Store for free using a provided UPS account number.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Perm-a-Store at (800) 366-7535 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or write an email to: kschneider@perm-a-store.com







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Flyboy
July 14, 2005, 06:18 PM
Culture shock. My first thought was that the recall was because they wouldn't open when needed, not because they wouldn't close.

Standing Wolf
July 14, 2005, 08:42 PM
If that's how reliable external locks are, can you imagine how reliable internal locks must be?

Not in my holster!

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