20 Apr 2017
April 20, 2017
Name of Product: Garbage disposals
Hazard: A metal component inside the disposal can break off and come out of the disposal during use, posing an impact hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garbage disposals and contact Anaheim Manufacturing to arrange for a free replacement disposal to be installed at no cost to the consumer.
Consumer Contact: Anaheim Manufacturing at 800-628-0797 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.anaheimmfg.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.
Photos available here https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Anaheim-and-Moen-Recall-Garbage-Disposals
Units: About 146,000 (in addition, 2,700 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves 3/4 and 1 horsepower disposals. Recalled brands, model numbers and serial numbers are listed below. The disposal housings were sold in silver, gray, black and blue and have the brand name printed on them. The brand name, model number and serial number are printed on a label on the bottom or side of the disposals. More information here:https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Anaheim-and-Moen-Recall-Garbage-Disposals
Incidents/Injuries: The firms have received 22 reports of a metal component coming out of a disposal, including three reports of a broken component hitting consumers. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Best Buy, HD Supply, Menards, and plumbing supply stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, HomeDepot.com, Walmart.com and other websites from December 2015 through March 2017 for between $80 and $370 for ¾ horsepower models and $100 and $450 for 1 horsepower models.
Importers: Anaheim Manufacturing Co. and Moen Inc., of North Olmsted, Ohio
Manufactured in: China