Safety Alert Number 0708078


B&F System Inc. Recalls Emergency Tool Kits Due to Fire and
Shock Hazards


Release #07-297
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 586-2926
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm
named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should
stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.


Name of Product: Emergency Tool Kits
Units: About 43,000
Distributor: B&F System Inc. , of Dallas, Texas


Hazard: Booster cables in the recalled kits can have undersized wiring and inadequate connections, posing
a fire and shock hazard to consumers.


Incidents/Injuries: None reported.


Description: The recalled emergency tool kits have booster cables in combination with other tools and
safety equipment. The recall includes the following models:
#MTHEK41 - Yorkcraft(tm) 41 piece SAE & Metric kit
#MTHEKSM - Yorkcraft(tm) 6 piece kit
#MTHEKREF - Yorkcraft(tm) 15 piece kit
#MTHEK15 - Yorkcraft(tm) 15 piece kit
#MTEKIT2 - Yorkcraft(tm) Emergency Tool Kit


Sold at: Flea markets and various Internet sites nationwide from June 2003 through May 2007 for between
$5 and $45.


Manufactured in: China

Remedy: 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 firm's Web site at www.bnfusa.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07297.html