SpeeCo Recalls Fence Wire Stretchers Due to Laceration Hazard

This recall involves SpeeCo’s fence wire stretchers, with or without a ratchet control, used for gripping and tightening any type of wire. The black stretcher has a rubber grip on the lever handle. It measures about 12 inches high, 1 inch wide and 32 inches long. SpeeCo and model S16111500, S161115TSC or S16112000 is printed on a label on the product packaging.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    A recoiling wire can be released from the stretcher unexpectedly and strike bystanders, posing a laceration hazard.
  • Remedy
  • Incidents
    The firm has received two reports of a recoiling wire releasing from the stretcher unexpectedly, which caused cuts, abrasions and scratches to the user.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fence wire stretchers and contact SpeeCo to receive a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Ace and True Value hardware stores and other supply and farm ranch stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from April 2015 through August 2016 from about $40.
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