SFC America Announces Recall to Repair Fire Extinguishers
Name of Product: Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers
Units: About 50,900
Manufacturer: Strike First Corp., of Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
Importer: Strike First Corporation of America (SFC America), of Front Royal, Va.
Hazard: The fire extinguishers can fail to discharge properly when the trigger is activated, which puts consumers at risk of fire-related injuries.
Description: The recall includes Strike First 2.5 lb and 5 lb dry chemical fire extinguishers with model numbers WBSF-ABC110AP, WBSF-ABC210AP, and WBSF-ABC340AP. The model number is located under the manufacturer’s address on the far right hand side of the instruction label. The recalled fire extinguishers have the following serial numbers:
|Model Number||Serial Number Range|
|WBSF-ABC110AP||TC101566 through TC108819|
|WBSF-ABC210AP||TC114969 through TC135000|
VV822001 through VV832000
WH161001 through WH167622
|WBSF-ABC340AP||TC135894 through TC142345|
Sold at: Fire extinguisher dealers nationwide from December 2002 through April 2004 for between $13 and $21.
Manufactured in: Canada
Remedy: Consumers with fire extinguishers included in the recall should immediately contact SFC America for information on how to arrange to have their extinguishers repaired.
Consumer Contact: Call SFC America at (800) 255-5515 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the SFC America Web site at http://www.strikefirstusa.com/bulletin002.htm