The Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Rapala USA, of Min-netonka, MN, has voluntarily issued a recall Rapala® Rechargeable Fillet Knives (Item No. RRFN). This recall in-volves the Rapala Rechargeable Fillet Knife with item number RRFN. The knife handles are black and gray. The Rapala logo is printed in red on the handle, along with the word ION in white. Rapala USA has received reports of 12 batteries overheating and catching fire, in some cases causing damage to
surrounding areas. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rechargeable fillet knife, remove the battery and look for a white ETL label on the battery. If the battery does not have a white ETL label, con-sumers should contact Rapala USA for a free replacement battery and for pre-paid re-turn of the old battery to Rapala for proper disposal. Consumers shouldl contact Rapala USA at 800-874-4451, by email at, or online at and click the recall button for more information.