August 30, 2007
B&F System Inc. is recalling Yorkcraft emergency tool kits. Booster cables in the recalled kits can have undersized wiring and inadequate connections, posing a fire and shock hazard to consumers.
The recalled emergency tool kits have booster cables in combination with other tools and safety equipment. The recall includes the following models:
#MTHEK41 - Yorkcraft™ 41 piece SAE & Metric kit
#MTHEKSM - Yorkcraft™ 6 piece kit
#MTHEKREF - Yorkcraft™ 15 piece kit
#MTHEK15 - Yorkcraft™ 15 piece kit
#MTEKIT2 - Yorkcraft™ Emergency Tool Kit
The kits were sold at flea markets and various Internet sites nationwide from June 2003 through May 2007 for between $5 and $45. They were made in China.
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 firms Web site at www.bnfusa.com.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).