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CPSC Recalls

Kohler Co. Announces Recall of Shower Doors Due to Laceration Hazard

Name of Product: Kohler Purist®, Pinstripe™, Finial® glass shower doors

Units: About 100

Manufacturer: Kohler Co., of Kohler, Wis.

Hazard: The hinge panel of the shower door can shatter, posing a laceration hazard.

Description: The recall involves a 1/2 inch thick hinge panel included in the Kohler Purist®, Pinstripe® and Finial® frameless heavy

glass pivot shower doors. The hinge panel was sold as a component under part numbers 705753-L-NA, 705754-L-NA and 705760-

L-NA in various shower door packages as described in these tables.

Sold: Sold through various plumbing distributors nationwide from May 2009 through November 2010 for between $1,700 and

$3,000.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Kohler Co. toll-free at (866) 782-6329 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT

Monday through Friday, or visit the fi rm’s website at www.kohler.com.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11286.html.

Honeywell Recalls Electric Baseboard and

Fan Heater Thermostats Due to Burn Hazard

Name of Product: Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats

Units: About 77,000

Importer: Honeywell International Inc., of Morris Township, N.J.

Hazard: The thermostats can overheat, causing them to melt and smoke. This poses a burn hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: Honeywell has received 16 reports of thermostats melting. There have been no reports of injuries.

Description: The recalled thermostats are rectangular, white, programmable thermostats used to control electric baseboard and

fan heaters. “Honeywell” or “Cadet” is printed on the front of the thermostats that come in various sizes. The model number and

four-digit date code are printed on a label inside the front cover of the thermostat. The model numbers listed below are included

in this recall. Only models with date codes beginning with 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 or 06 are included.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled thermostats by setting the thermostats to 45 degrees or turning

them off. Only models with a “B” in the model number have an off switch. Consumers should contact Honeywell for a free

replacement installed by Honeywell.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Honeywell toll-free at (888) 235-7363 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT.

Monday through Friday or visit the fi rm’s website at http://www.yourhome.honeywell.com/T4700.

To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11289.html.

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