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From Products Liability Law Daily, November 18, 2015

Home Depot continued to sell 28 products after they were recalled

By John Dumoulin

The Consumer Product Safety Commission 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 (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 16-039, November 18, 2015).

Products recalled. The recalled products Home Depot continued to sell are as follows:

  • CE Tech 1,000 Ft. Riser Cable

  • Cordelia Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights

  • Easy Reach by Gorilla Ladders 3-Step Pro Series Step Stools

  • Fiskars Bypass Lopper Shears

  • Genie Garage Door Openers

  • Harris Products Group and Lincoln Electric Welding Torch Handles

  • HeathCo Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights

  • Homelite Electric Blower Vacuums (February 21, 2013 recall)

  • Homelite Electric Blower Vacuums (April 16, 2015 recall)

  • Kidde Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers

  • Kidde Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms

  • Legrand Under-Cabinet Power Strips (September 6, 2012 recall)

  • Legrand Under-Cabinet Power Strips (May 15, 2014 recall)

  • LG Electric Ranges

  • LG Top-Loading Washing Machines

  • Lithonia Quantum® ELM and ELM2 Two-Light Emergency Lighting Fixtures

  • MAT Industries HDX™ and Powermate® Two-Gallon Air Compressors

  • Mohawk Altitude Gold Shag Rugs

  • Nest Protect Smoke + CO Alarms

  • Nourison I-CANDI Collection Polyester Shag Rugs

  • Pramac America Powermate Sx 5500 Portable Generators

  • RSI Glacier Bay® Bathroom Medicine Cabinets

  • Soleil Portable Fan Heaters

  • SoleusAir Dehumidifiers by Gree Electric Appliances

  • Vornado Air Electric Space Heaters

  • Waterloo Industries Husky® Securelock Vertical Bike Hooks

  • Westinghouse Lighting Glass Shade Holders

  • Wing Enterprises Switch-It Stepladder/Stepstools

Detailed information on the recalled products is available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Recalled-Products-Sold-by-Home-Depot-After-Recalls-Were-Announced/.

Remedy. 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.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact the recalling companies 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.

Companies: Home Depot

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