Recall: Medicine Cabinets
On 2008-01-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Medicine Cabinets due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2007 for about $140.00 to $360.00.
About 9,000 units are involved in this RSI Home Products medicine cabinet recall. 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 2008.
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What is the problem?
The medicine cabinet's mirrors can separate and break, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves three styles of bathroom medicine cabinets sold in 30-, 36- and 48-inch sizes with top lights and three beveled mirror doors: Estate by RSI; Tri-view cabinets with four to six lights, crown molding and three finishes: white, solid oak and maple; Insignia; with a wide variety of finishes and manufactured to consumer specifications provided through Lowe's; MasterBath; cabinets with a wide variety of finishes and manufactured to consumer specifications provided through The Home Depot.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's Retail Outlet stores nationwide and at www.Lowes.com from August 2007 through October 2007 for between $140 and $220 (Estate by RSI;); Lowe's Retail Outlet stores nationwide during September 2007 for between $170 and $250 (Insignia;); The Home Depot Retail Outlet stores nationwide during September 2007 for between $160 and $360 (MasterBath;).
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 remove and safely dispose of the cabinet's mirrors. Consumers should contact RSI to receive free replacement mirrors.
For additional information, contact RSI toll-free at (888)774-8062 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.estatebath.com, www.insigniacabinets.com, www.masterbath.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
RSI has received two reports of mirrors detaching and breaking. No injuries have been reported.
+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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