The broom handles can break in half, exposing a metal inner rim, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
This recall involves extendable indoor/outdoor white rubber brooms that adjust in height from 30.7 to 40.6 inches long. The “Norwex” logo is located on the plastic head covering the rubber bristles. An embossed date stamp code of 18/9, 18/10, 18/11 or 18/12 is located on the screw joint and lock base.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled brooms and contact Norwex for a full refund. Norwex is also contacting all known owners of the recalled brooms directly and through its consultants.
Norwex has received 41 reports of the broom handle breaking in half during use, including six reports of minor injuries to user hands or fingers.
Norwex Consultant events and parties through direct order and online at www.norwex.biz from January 2019 through June 2019 for about $30.
Norwex USA Inc., of Coppell, Texas.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.