WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Atrium-Recalls-SafeHarbor-Windows
Name of Product: SafeHarbor vinyl impact windows
Hazard: The glass can separate from the frame during hurricane conditions, posing an impact injury hazard.
Consumers should avoid areas with the recalled windows during hurricane conditions and contact Atrium to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Atrium at 800-377-6524 from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.atriumwindows.com and click on "Safety Alert" for more information.
Units: About 580
Description: This recall involves SafeHarbor Series 65 and 265 vinyl impact windows that are custom manufactured and installed by contractors to meet building specifications and vary in size and shape. The windows are installed with a removable label with the "SafeHarbor" brand name on it.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: ABC Supply, Absolute Installation, Builder's First Source, Gulf Coast Lumber, Jupiter Industries, Lansing, Lowe's, and Lumberman's stores nationwide from March 2016 through September 2016 for between $350 and $750.
Manufacturer: Atrium Windows and Doors Inc., of Welcome, N.C.
Manufactured in: U.S.
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.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission