Recall: Umbrosa Evolution Pool and Patio Umbrellas
On 2018-10-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Umbrosa Evolution Pool and Patio Umbrellas due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2016 for about $1800 to $7600.
About 200 units are involved in this patio umbrella recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Outdoor Furniture category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The umbrella arm can break while in use, posing an injury hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Umbrosa Evolution pool and patio umbrellas with the Evolution flexible arm/holder. The recalled umbrellas were sold in a variety of colors. "Umbrosa" is printed on the arm/holder.
These items were sold new+ at ShadeScapes showroom in Hotchkiss, Colorado and through ShadeScapes dealers and other design professionals from March 2016 through June 2018 for between $1,800 and $7,600.
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 umbrellas and contact ShadeScapes to receive a free replacement umbrella arm/holder. ShadeScapes is contacting all known purchasers directly.
ShadeScapes toll-free at 888-770-7157 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at http://shadescapesamericas.com/products/umbrosa-evolution/ and click on "Important Safety Information" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
ShadeScapes has received 21 reports of the umbrellas 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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