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October 12, 2014

Shears cut into Consumer Product Recall notice

Consumer products are often tested for compliance with federal and state safety standards and regulations. These efforts are taken in the interests of protecting the public and ensuring quality and consistency in the marketplace. Various federal and state agencies release their findings when a product fails their testing or reports are received alerting them to potential safety hazards. is a private 501(3)c non-profit organization dedicated to protecting public safety by public awareness of consumer product safety recalls by federal and state agencies.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

This report is for the week of October 5 to October 9, 2014.

Business Clarksville publishes these reports for the benefit of our readers and the general public. 


Fiskars  is recalling BFiskars® 32-Inch Bypass Lopper Shears sold  exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada from May  2011 to June 2014. The lopper handles can break when attempting to cut  branches, posing a risk of serious injury and laceration.

This recall involves Fiskars Titanium Bypass Lopper shears with model  number 6954.  “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.

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Consumers should contact Fiskars at (855) 544-0151 anytime or visit to receive a replacement lopper. 

More  information on this recall is available at

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