Gerber Legendary Blades—Gerber "Bear Grylls" Parang Machete

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Product description

The product is a curved blade machete with an overall length of 19.5 inches and a blade length of 13.5 inches. The handle has a dark gray textured rubber grip with wrist lanyard, orange trim and stylized letters "BG" on it. The blade is marked with the "GERBER" trademark and a Bear Grylls trademark. The machete comes in a black nylon sheath with orange and gray trim.
Gerber Bear Grylls Parang Machete
Identifying features
The model number under which the machete was sold in Australia was 31-000698.

Other identifying numbers

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.

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