FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 14, 2000

Release # 00-066

Company Phone Number: (800) 328-6596

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), New Cole Sewell Corp., of St. Paul, Minn., is recalling about 23,000 storm doors manufactured without retaining pins in the upper windows. The upper window can fall out and could injure nearby consumers.

New Cole Sewell Corp. has received 15 reports of upper windows falling out of the storm doors. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves storm doors manufactured from June 1, 1999, through August 16, 1999, with the following product numbers:

94816

94800

94801

94832

94833

94802

94803

94892

94893

94856

94858

94924

94860

94862

94925

94864

94866

 

 

 



The manufacturing date and product number are encoded in the 15- digit registration number. The first six digits are the manufacturing date, written as month, day, and year. The next five digits are the product number. The registration number is located on the interior side of the door, just below the lower left corner of the bottom window. "COLE SEWELL" also is on the registration number label. The company will help consumers identify if their door is part of the recall. The doors are either white or bronze with a black, push button handle.

Home Depot, Hechinger, HomeQuarter, small lumberyard and do-it- yourself centers sold these storm doors from June 1999 through December 1999 for between $80 and $140.

Consumers should remove the storm door's upper window immediately and call New Cole Sewell Corp. at (800) 328-6596 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday to receive a free window with installation instructions. Consumers also can write to New Cole Sewell Corp. at 2288 University Ave., St. Paul, MN 55114.

 

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