The recall involves Kohler and Sterling frameless by-pass bath doors. By-pass doors consist of two panels that slide on a track and overlap one another. They can be identified by the tempering date located on the bath door glass panel, which reads “080410” or by the SAU (serial) number on the manufacturer’s box. SAU numbers can be found on the white bar code label on the spine of the box below the retail label. The affected door models and SAU numbers are as follows:
|Model Number||Description||Serial Number||These Locations Only|
|R702200-L-SHP||Kohler Fluence frameless bath door with Bright Polished Silver finish and clear glass||SAU376TBX and SAU376TC3||Lowe’s Stores:
# 1087 - Folsom, Calif.
# 1538 - Chantilly, Va.
|5425-59DR-G05||Sterling Finesse frameless bath door with Deep Bronze finish and clear glass||SAU376MDZ and SAU376MF8||Lowe’s Stores:
# 526 - Asheville, N.C.
# 2338 - Cincinnati, Oh
|5425-59N-G69||Sterling Finesse frameless bath door with Nickel metal finish and Lake Mist Silk Screen pattern GLASS||SAU376SS6 and SAU376SSB||Home Depot Stores:
# 119 - Augusta, Ga.
# 4131 - Lancaster, Pa.
# 4614 - Virginia Beach, Va.
Consumers should immediately stop using the doors and contact Kohler for a free replacement door.
Four Lowes and three Home Depot stores nationwide from August 2010 through September 2010 for about $600.
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