Consumer Products

Recall Date: May 7, 2015

Snow Peak Recalls Japanese Axe Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards

Source: CPSC

Recall number: 15130

Name of product:

Japanese Axe M


The handle of the axe can crack, allowing the axe head to come loose, posing a laceration or impact hazard to the user or bystanders.

Impact of Hazard:

The firm has received three reports of a cracked handle or loose head on the axe. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Japanese Axe M and return it to the Snow Peak’s Portland retail store or contact Snow Peak for a free replacement axe.

Consumer Contact:

Snow Peak toll-free at (855) 407-8390 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on the recall poster for more information.

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