Name of product:
Exterior gate closer mechanism
Hazard:

The exterior gate closer mechanism can break and eject metal pieces, including the spring, or it can spray oil, posing a risk of injury.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
May 24, 2016
Units:
About 130
Consumer Contact:

Rixson toll-free at 866-474-9766 (Option 2) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or contact Assa Abloy Italia online at www.assaabloy.it and click on the "Rixson 1350 Gate Closer Corrective Action" box on the right-hand side of the page for more information.

Recall Details

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the gate and contact Rixson for information on safely removing the arm from the gate closer and returning for a free replacement gate closer. Rixson is contacting consumers who bought the recalled product directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 15 reports worldwide of mechanisms breaking and ejecting metal objects, including three in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Wholesale and hardware distributors from April 2015 through November 2015 for about $460

Manufacturer(s):

"Assa Abloy Italia S.p.a., of Italy"

Importer(s):

Rixson, of Monroe, N.C, a brand of Yale Security Inc. Yale Security is owned by Assa Abloy.

Distributor(s):

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Rixson, of Monroe, N.C, a brand of Yale Security Inc. Yale Security is owned by Assa Abloy. 

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Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-173