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Recall: Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing Systems

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On 2016-07-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing Systems due to a potential impact and laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $108.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Toilets category in 2016.

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Flushmate III Pressure-Assist Flushing Systems
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Image of Label with date code and serial number for recalled systems 864181
Image of Recalled Location of label with date code and serial number 687638
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Company Contact Information:

Website: flushmate.com
Phone: (800) 303-5123

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What is the problem?

The system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazards to consumers and property damage.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

Please click here to see recall details.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Flushmate III systems, turn off the water supply to the units, flush the toilet to release the internal pressure and contact the firm to request a free repair kit.

Flushmate at (800) 303-5123 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at www.flushmate.com and click on "Flushmate III Recall" in the black box on the top left of the page for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Flushmate has received two reports of the units included in this recall bursting, resulting in property damage, including one report of a minor injury.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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