CPSC Recall - Issued 4/16/2014

GunBox Recalls Gun Storage Boxes Due to Lock Failure

Manufacturer: The GunBox LLC
Product: The GunBox Gun Storage Boxes
Hazard: The GunBox storage box locking mechanism can open if dropped, allowing access to the gun stored inside.
Injuries: None reported
Description: The GunBox™ is an aluminum, square, clam-shaped case with an RFID scanner with a T-shaped logo on the top center of the box and two USB ports for charging devices. The “RF+Biometric” and “Premier” model boxes include a square fingerprint scanner below the RFID scanner on the top of the box that holds multiple fingerprints. The “Premier” model includes a GPS locator. All of the GunBoxes were sold with RFID wristbands that allow the user to wave their hand above the box to unlock. The recall includes version 01 of The GunBox™ RF ,(model GBRF1.0); RF+Biometric, (Model GBBIO1.0); and the Premier, (model GBPREM1.0). The model number and “The GunBox™” are printed on a label on the bottom of the units.
Remedy: Repair
Sold At: www.thegunbox.com from January 2014 through February 2014 for between $280 and $475.
Units: About 1,000
Consumer Contact: The GunBox LLC toll-free at (866)764-0009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.thegunbox.com and click on “Update Now Available for Version 1 of the Gunbox” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Company Website: www.thegunbox.com