Saturday, September 29, 2007

B&F System Inc. Recalls Emergency Tool Kits Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Emergency Tool Kits
Units: About 43,000
Distributor: B&F System Inc., of Dallas, Texas
Hazard: Booster cables in the recalled kits can have undersized wiring and inadequate connections, posing a fire and shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled emergency tool kits have booster cables in combination with other tools and safety equipment.

The recall includes the following models:
#MTHEK41 - Yorkcraft(tm) 41 piece SAE & Metric kit
#MTHEKSM - Yorkcraft(tm) 6 piece kit
#MTHEKREF - Yorkcraft(tm) 15 piece kit
#MTHEK15 - Yorkcraft(tm) 15 piece kit
#MTEKIT2 - Yorkcraft(tm) Emergency Tool Kit
Sold at: Flea markets and various Internet sites nationwide from June 2003 through May 2007 for between $5 and $45.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the booster cables in the recalled kits immediately and contact the firm to receive a refund for the cost of the cables.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact B&F System toll-free at (877) 586-2926 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

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