U.S. and Canada — About 43,200 (US) and 630 (Canada) American Angler Electric Fillet Knives are being recalled due to the trigger mechanism on the units can become stuck in the “on” position, posing a laceration hazard.

Recalled American Angler Electric Fillet Knife (orange)
Credit: CPSC.gov

The company states the remedy is to have the product replaced. Consumers can reach the company, Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands through one of these avenues:

This recall is for the American Angler Electric Fillet Knives, model number 32300 with the following serial numbers:

  • AEK-OB-DS-003-1
  • AEK-OB-DS-008-1
  • AMK-KM-DS-003-1
  • AEK-OB-RB-004-1

The model number is printed on the base of the handle of the EFK and the serial number is printed on the product packaging. “American Angler” is printed on the handle of the recalled knives. The knives were sold in orange and gray and are used as a fishing tool for filleting fish.

Products were sold at Walmart, Bass Pro Shops, http://www.amazon.com from January 2019 through October 2021.

The manufacturer of these products is Weihai Yuanji Outdoor Products Co., Ltd. (RTI), of China and produced in China and exported by Wayne/Scott Fetzer Company d/b/a Scott Fetzer Consumer Brands, of Harrison, Ohio.

The recall number is 22-042.

About this Product

It appears this product is still being sold and marketed online. You will need to check the serial number before it is recommended to purchase this product to avoid it being listed under this recall.

More information and details about this recall can be found at the U. S. Government safety commission site here –> cpsc.gov.

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