Anchor Industries Safety Pool Cover Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Anchor Industries Safety Pool Cover Recall [US]Anchor Industries recalls an estimated 350 Safety Pool Covers due to drowning hazard. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Mesh and Solid-Material Anchor 5-Star, Anchor Mesh, Classic Solid and Defender Mesh brand Custom Safety Pool Covers.

The recalled Covers’ cables are connected to the pool wall using brass-plated snap hooks with a gold-tone spring tab, a seam and a hook end with a bezel. The date of manufacture appears on the warning label on the underside of each pool cover. Manufacture date codes of “Sep 14”, “Oct 14” and “Nov 14” are subject to this recall. The phrase, “Manufactured by Anchor Industries, Inc.” also appears on the label.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Safety Pool Covers are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the brass-plated snap hooks used to connect the Covers’ cables to the wall can break, posing a drowning risk. The firm has received 20 reports of snap hook failure. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Safety Pool Covers, please do not use them. Instead, immediately contact your pool cover dealer to schedule an inspection and replacement of the snap hooks, as necessary.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Anchor Industries toll-free at 1-800-255-5552 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the “Safety Recall” link for more information.

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CPSC recall number: 16-732
Recalls Direct RIN: 6685-2016
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