PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Home Depot continued to sell recalled products after their recalls were announced, says the retailer and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Home Depot continued to sell several products that were recalled between 2012 and 2015 even after their recalls were announced. Home Depot and the CPSC want to warn consumers that they should stop using the recalled products immediately.
Here are some of the recalled products being sold at Home Depot:
Cordelia Two-Lamp Fluorescent Shop Lights
Recall Date: May 22, 2014
Original Sale Dates: August 2013 through March 2014
Press Release #: 14-190
Hazard: The lamp sockets can allow loose connections, posing a risk of an electrical arc and fire.
Contact: Cordelia Lighting at 800-345-0542, extension 3001, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
Easy Reach by Gorilla Ladders 3-Step Pro Series Step Stools
Recall Date: October 25, 2012
Original Sale Dates: April 2012 through August 2012
Press Release #: 13-020
Hazard: The top step/standing platform can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Contact: Tricam Industries toll-free at 855-336-0360 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, orwww.gorillaladders.net, then click on Recall for more information.
Genie Garage Door Openers
Recall Date: February 25, 2014
Original Sales Dates: August 2011 through October 2012
Press Release #: 14-114
Hazard: The control board can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Contact: Genie toll-free at (800) 488-9918 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online atwww.geniecompany.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
HeathCo Motion-Activated Outdoor Lights
Recall Date: October 30, 2013
Original Sale Dates: December 2006 through July 2013
Press Release #: 14-009
Hazard: The internal fixture wiring can energize the entire surface and fittings of the fixture, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Contact: HeathCo toll-free 855-704-5438 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email@example.com or online at www.heath-zenith.com and click on Recall Announcements at the bottom of the page for more information.
Homelite Electric Blower Vacuums
Recall Date: February 21, 2013
Original Sale Dates: February 2012 through December 2012
Press Release #: 13-122
Hazard: Objects that are drawn into the unit during vacuum mode can break through the plastic housing, posing a laceration hazard.
Contact: Homelite Consumer Products at 800-597-9624 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.homelite.com and click on Safety Notices for more information.
Kidde Disposable Plastic Fire Extinguishers
Recall Date: February 12, 2015
Original Sale Dates: August 2013 through November 2014
Press Release #: 15-079
Hazard: A faulty valve component can cause the disposable fire extinguishers not to fully discharge when the lever is repeatedly pressed and released during a fire emergency, posing a risk of injury.
Contact: Kidde toll-free at 855-283-7991 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online atwww.kidde.com and click on Safety Notice for more information.
Kidde Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms
Recall Date: September 11, 2014
Original Sale Dates: January 2014 through July 2014
Press Release #: 14-275
Hazard: The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage.
Contact: Kidde toll-free at 844-553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online atwww.kidde.com and click on Recalls for more information.
Find a complete list of the recalled products here: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Recalled-Products-Sold-by-Home-Depot-After-Recalls-Were-Announced/