Gerber Legendary Blades—Gerber "Bear Grylls" Parang Machete

Identifying features

The model number under which the machete was sold in Australia was 31-000698.

What are the defects?

A weakness in the area where the handle meets the blade can cause the handle or the blade to break during use.

What are the hazards?

If the handle or blade breaks it may pose a laceration hazard.

What should consumers do?

If you have a Gerber parang, stop using it immediately and either:
1. Return it to the retailer where you purchased the product for a refund or replacement, or
2. Contact Gerber to ask how to return the product for either a refund or replacement.

You can contact the Gerber recall hotline on 1800 090 292 or visit Gerber’s website:

Traders who sold this product

Various outdoor sporting stores and specialty knife stores

Where the product was sold

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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