WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
Name of Product: Husky® Securelock™ Vertical Bike Hooks
Hazard: The mounted bike hooks can unexpectedly detach, allowing the bike to fall. This poses a risk of injury to bystanders.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hooks and return them to the nearest Home Depot store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Waterloo Industries at (800) 833-8851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.homedepot.com and click on "product recalls" for more information.
Units: About 105,000 in the U.S. and 15,000 in Canada
Description: This recall involves Husky® Securelock™ vertical bike hooks used with a Husky Trackwall garage storage system. The 3 by 3.5 inch black metal plate is mounted to the grooves in the Trackwall and the bike's tire is attached to a hook protruding from the plate. There are no markings on the hook. The Trackwall has "Husky" printed on the lower left corner. The hook holds up to a 35 pound bike.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 22 reports of the bike hooks falling from the mounted Trackwall, including 12 reports of property damage to bicycles and/or nearby vehicles. No injuries have been reported.
Sold exclusively at: Home Depot stores nationwide from April 2011 to March 2015 for about $9.
Distributor: Waterloo Industries Inc., of Waterloo, Iowa
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/52869r-eng.php
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission