About Rapala® Rechargeable Fillet Knives (Item No. RRFN)

Recall Date: 1/19/2021

This recall involves the Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knife with item number RRFN. The knife handles are black and gray. The Rapala logo is printed in red on the handle, along with the word ION in white.

Consumer Contact

Rapala USA at 800-874-4451, by email at custserv@rapalausa.com, or online at rapala.com and click the recall button for more information.

Retailers

  • 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.

Made In

  • China

Distributors

  • Rapala USA, of Minnetonka, Minn.

Number of Units Sold: About 128,000

Hazards

  • The battery can overheat and catch fire if non-Rapala chargers are used to charge the battery.

Injuries

  • Rapala USA has received reports of 12 batteries overheating and catching fire, in some cases causing damage to surrounding areas. No injuries have been reported.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

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.

Resolution Options

  • Replace

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Rapala-USA-Recalls-Rechargeable-Fillet-Knives-Due-to-Fire-Hazard