Product Recall Alert

Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Recalled

The biometric lock on the safes can fail and be opened by unauthorized users, posing a serious injury hazard and risk of death.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice


This recall involves certain Awesafe biometric gun safes. The recalled gun safes are black, can fit two pistols, and have the brand name “Awesafe” on the front.


The firm has received reports of 71 incidents of the recalled gun safes being opened by unauthorized users when the biometric lock failed to secure the safe.

Recalled Awesafe Gun Safe - closed

Name of Product: Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes

Recall Date: February 22, 2024

Recall Number: 24-127

Hazard: The biometric lock on the safes can fail and be opened by unauthorized users, posing a serious injury hazard and risk of death.

Sold At: Walmart stores nationwide and online at and from August 2019 until December 7, 2022, for about $130.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the biometric feature, remove the batteries, and only use the key for the recalled safes to store firearms until they get the free replacement safe. Contact Awesafe to receive instructions on disabling the biometric feature and to receive a free replacement safe. Consumers will be asked to disable the biometric reader and email a photo of the disabled biometric reader to in order to receive a replacement safe. The instructions on how to safely disable the biometric reader are also located at Once they receive their replacement safe, consumers should discard the recalled safe in accordance with local laws.

Units: About 60,000

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Awesafe by email at or online at or and click on “RECALL INFORMATION” at the top of the page for more information.

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