WASHINGTON, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Name of Product: Igloo Marine Elite Coolers
Hazard: The cooler's stainless-steel latch can automatically lock when the lid is closed, allowing a person to become locked inside the air tight container, posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.
Consumers should immediately put the coolers out of the reach of children. Contact Igloo for instructions on removing and disposing of the old latch and for a free replacement latch.
Igloo toll-free at 866-509-3503 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.igloocoolers.com and click on "Contact Us" at the bottom left of the webpage.
Units: About 60,000
This recall includes only Igloo Marine Elite line of coolers that are white with stainless-steel latches. The coolers were made for use on boats and marine environments.
The Igloo logo is embossed on the metal latch and on the outside of the coolers. The coolers were sold in 54, 72, 94, 110, and 150 quart sizes. "Igloo Marine Elite Cooler" and the quart size are printed on a label on the coolers. The 110 quart model of the cooler has two wheels and a metal handle that can be used to pull the cooler.
Igloo cooler models
Igloo Marine Elite 54 quart
Igloo Marine Elite 72 quart
Igloo Marine Elite Legend 94 quart
Igloo Marine Elite Glide 110 quart
Igloo Marine Elite Contour 150 quart
Incidents/Injuries: Igloo has received one report of a child who became entrapped in the cooler before being freed by an adult.
Sold At: West Marine, Sportman's Warehouse, other home and recreational stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and www.igloocoolers.com from January 2015 through March 2019 for between $10 and $180.
Manufacturer: Igloo Products Corp., of Katy, Texas
Manufactured in: USA
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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Recall Number: 19-117
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission