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Rapala USA is recalling about 128,000 rechargeable fillet knives after the company received at least 12 reports of the batteries overheating and catching fire, in some cases causing damage to surrounding areas.
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What's the Problem?

This recall affects the Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knife with item number RRFN, according to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) [1].

"The battery can overheat and catch fire if non-Rapala chargers are used to charge the battery," CPSC said.

The knife handles are black and gray with the "Rapala" logo printed in red on the handle, along with the word "ION" in white.

The recalled fillet knives were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, Fleet Farm and sporting goods stores nationwide and online from March 2011 through December 2018 for about $101.

If you purchased a fillet knife that is affected by this recall, you should 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."

This recall began on January 19, 2021.

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