WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 18, 2015
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Home Depot are warning consumers that 28 different recalled products continued to be sold by Home Depot after they were recalled between 2012 and 2015. This involves about 2,310 units of recalled products, including about 1,300 sold by Home Depot to consumers and 1,010 sent by Home Depot to salvagers or recyclers who could have sold them to consumers. Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately and contact the recalling firms to receive the remedies listed in the recall, which is either a refund, replacement or repair.
Name of product: 28 different recalled products
Hazard: Hazards include fire, burn, shock, falls, lacerations or other injuries depending on the product.
Consumer Contact: Contact the recalling companies listed below directly for the remedy. Home Depot can be reached at 800-HOME-DEPOT or 800-466-3337 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.homedepot.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
LG Top-Loading Washing Machines
Recall Date: December 18, 2012
Original Sale Dates: April 2010 to December 2012
Press Release #: 13-073
Hazard: An unbalanced load can cause the washing machine to shake excessively and the drum to come loose during use, posing a risk of injury to consumers and property damage to the surrounding area.
Contact: LG toll-free at (855) 400-4639, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. CT Saturday, or www.lg.com/us and click on Public Notices for more information.
MAT Industries HDX™ and Powermate® Two-Gallon Air Compressors
Recall Date: February 12, 2014
Original Sale Dates: June 2010 through October 2013
Press Release #: 14-105
Hazard: The terminals of the pressure switch can come into contact with the motor housing and electrify the air compressors, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
Contact: MAT Industries toll-free at 855-922-2300 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.homedepot.com and click on Product Recalls for more information or at www.powermate.com and click on Air Compressors, then VSP0000201.
Pramac America Powermate Sx 5500 Portable Generators
Recall Date: November 13, 2012
Original Sale Dates: February 2012 through August 2012
Press Release #: 13-036
Hazard: The fuel filter on this generator allows gasoline to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Contact: Pramac America LLC at 800-445-1805 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or www.powermate.com and click on the Generator tab and then the Expert Advice followed by the Service Notification link for more information.
RSI Glacier Bay® Bathroom Medicine Cabinets
Recall Date: January 16, 2014
Original Sale Dates: August 2013 through October 2013
Press Release #: 14-082
Hazard: The mirror or its back panel can separate and fall out, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Contact: RSI toll-free at 888-774-8062 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.homedepot.com and click on Product Recalls or e-mail RSIMedCab@rsihomeproducts.com for more information.
CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.