Cosco Convertible Hand Truck Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Costco Convertible Hand Truck Recall [US]Cosco recalls approximately 273,000 Convertible Hand Trucks due to injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/KkVHs

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Cosco-Recalls-Convertible-Hand-Trucks/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Cosco Home & Office Products 3-in-1 Convertible Aluminum Hand Trucks.

The recalled Hand Trucks have model numbers 12-301 ABL and 12-301 ABL1 and were manufactured from January 2009 to October 2011. The model number and manufacture date are on the Cosco label on the rear side of the bottom cross member. The handles on the Hand Trucks can be moved to allow the product to be used in a vertical or horizontal position.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. An additional variation of the recalled Hand Trucks is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the wheel hub can separate or break and eject pieces during inflation, posing a risk of injury to the consumer and bystanders. Cosco has received ten (10) reports of wheel hubs separating or breaking and ejecting pieces including four reports of bruises and lacerations.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled Hand Truck, please do not use it. Instead, kindly contact Cosco for a free repair kit.

You can reach Cosco Home & Office Products toll-free at 1-888-250-9299 from 8 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time Monday through Friday, or by e-mail at handtruck@coscoproducts.com or online at www.coscoproducts.com and by clicking on “Safety Notice” link at the top of the page for more information.

Please note: a similar product manufactured by this company has been recalled in other jurisdictions, specifically Canada. To see all related notifications concerning this product, please search for “Cosco” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-086
Recalls Direct RIN: 4986-2015
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