Fiskars Recalls Shears Following Injury Reports
Fiskars Brands Inc., of Madison, Wis. has recently announced a nationwide recall for approximately 277,000 of Bypass Lopper Shears Due to Laceration Hazard.
About the Fiskars Lopper Shears Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the lopper handles can break when attempting to cut branches, posing a risk of serious injury and laceration.
So far, Fiskars has received 33 reports of incidents, including pinched fingers, bruises, and injuries to the hand and face, some requiring stitches.
CPSC recommends that Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lopper shears and contact Fiskars to receive a free replacement lopper.
Description of Recalled Lopper Shears
- This recall involves Fiskars Titanium Bypass Lopper shears with model number 6954.
- The lopper shears have 32-inch dark orange steel handles and black rubber grips with a gray strip.
- Plastic gears connected to the pruning blades allow the consumers to open and close the pruning blades by moving the handles.
- “FISKARS” is printed on one handle and product identification information, including model number 6954, is printed on a label on the opposite handle above the barcode.