Recall: Medicine Cabinets
On 2018-11-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Medicine Cabinets due to a potential Laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2018 for about $185.
About 20,000 units are involved in this medicine cabinet recall. Instance(s) of injuries, property damage 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 Medicine Cabinets category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The mirror can detach from the medicine cabinet door, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries, property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Glacier Bay bi-view medicine cabinets. The medicine cabinets are 30 inches wide x 26 inches high and contain a silver beveled mirror. Only medicine cabinets that have one-piece, plastic brackets for the inside shelves are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at The Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com from January 2018 through August 2018 for about $185.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled medicine cabinets and contact MCS for instructions on sending the product back to MCS free of charge and receiving a free replacement. MCS is contacting all known purchasers directly.
MCS Industries at 800-833-3058 (select option 6) from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.mcsframes.com and click on "Recalls" on the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
MCS has received 94 reports of mirrors detaching and breaking, including two reports of lacerations to hands and fingers and six reports of property damage.
+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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