Motion Sensor Trash Can Recall [US]

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US/Washington: 5643 - MotionSensorTrashCanEKO USA recalls approximately 367,000 Motion Sensor Trash Cans sold at Costco due to laceration hazard. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves EKO Sensible Eco Living Motion Sensor Trash Cans.

The Trash Cans open when they detect motion nearby. The recalled Trash Cans are stainless steel, about 31 inches tall and about 14 inches square. They have the capacity to hold 21 gallons (80 liters) of trash and the lid operates with eight AA batteries. Model number EK9288BMT-80L is on a product identification label on the underside of the Trash Can Lid.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the black plastic protective collar in the opening on the back of the Trash Receptacle can become dislodged and expose a sharp edge, posing a risk of laceration to the user. EKO has received 13 reports of incidents in which the black plastic protective collar dislodged and exposed a sharp edge, resulting in laceration injuries.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Motion Sensor Trash Cans, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund or contact EKO for a free repair kit with a redesigned black plastic protective collar and installation instructions.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact EKO USA at 1-800-354-7426, 9:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the Product Recall on Sensible Eco Living 80L/21G Motion Sensor Trash Cans (Costco Item #807890) link.


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-742
Recalls Direct RIN: 5643-2015
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