|January 3, 2008
Bathroom Medicine Cabinets Sold at Lowe’s and The Home Depot Retail Outlets Recalled by RSI Home Products Due to Laceration Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Medicine Cabinets
Manufacturer: RSI Home Products, of Anaheim, Calif.
Hazard: The medicine cabinet’s mirrors can separate and break, posing a laceration hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: RSI has received two reports of mirrors detaching and breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: 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.
Sold 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®).
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove and safely dispose of the cabinet’s mirrors. Consumers should contact RSI to receive free replacement mirrors.
Consumer Contact: 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
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