SPACE Competitor News - Recall from Machir

SPACE Competitor News - Recall from Machir

Recalled Machir Biometric Personal Safe Recalled Machir Biometric Personal Safe packaging

On February 22, 2024, Machir recalled about 25,000 safes due to Serious Injury Hazard and Risk of Death.


Recall Details


This recall involves certain Machir biometric personal safes used to store personal items. They measure about 10 inches by 14 inches by 10 inches. The serial numbers are located on the lower righthand corner of the front door of the safe.



Consumers should immediately stop using the biometric lock feature, remove the batteries, and only use the key for the recalled safes to store their items until they get the free replacement. Contact Machir to receive instructions on disabling the biometric lock feature and on how 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 destroy the biometric reader are also located at



The firm has received 15 reports of the recalled safes being opened by unauthorized users when the biometric lock failed to secure the safe. No injuries have been reported.


Sold At:
Walmart stores nationwide and online at and from July 2019 through at least September 2021 for about $98.


Importer(s) / Distribtur(s):

Machir LLC, of Springfield, Missouri


Manufactured In:


Recall number:


Models effected:

Machir Biometric Personal Safes with the following serial range: SW190035551 – SW190038050

SW190070151 – SW190072650

SW190175401 – SW190175857

SW190262061 – SW190264301

SVA2001200005001 – SVA2001200007000

SVA2001200014632 – SVA2001200014995

SVA2001200015001 – SVA2001200017577

SVA2001200086685 – SVA2001200089624

SVA2001200164001 – SVA2001200165000

SVA2001200115471 – SVA2001200119880

SVA2001200122399 – SVA2001200124758

SVA2001200172611 – SVA2001200174080



How to avoid a recall:


 The Space Safe


Imagine if your child got access to your safe? Even worse, imagine if they gained access and you had no idea?!?! 

This is why we recommend The Space Safe. If you owned a Space Safe, you would never encounter this type of issue. Thanks to software updates, testing, and great workmanship, if we ever did had an issue like this, we could just upload an update and resolve the issue. Imagine all of these poor customers who purchased one of our competitor's safes. Each of these 25,000 safes had an issue - would you really want to be among the customers stuck trying to carry and return a safe all the way back to the store or to a UPS facility? Don't settle for less than amazing - get a Space Safe today!