Anaheim Manufacturing Company recalls various Waste King Garbage Disposals

Starting date:
April 11, 2017
Posting date:
April 11, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-62970

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Anaheim Manufacturing Company.

Affected products

Various Waste King Legend Series ¾ HP & 1HP Garbage Disposals

Product description

This recall involves the Waste King Legend Series Garbage Disposals shown in the table below with serial numbers that begin with one the following 3-digit sets: "1L5-", "1M5-", "1A6-", "1B6-", "1C6-", "1D6-", "1E6-", "1F6-", "1G6-", "1H6-", "1J6-", "1K6-", "1L6-", "1M6-", or "1A7-".

Affected Models
Model # Description
9980 Waste King Legend Series 1HP 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposal
9980TC Waste King Legend Series 1HP Batch Feed 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposal
L-8000 Waste King Legend Series 1HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposal
L-8000TC Waste King Legend Series 1HP Batch Feed EZ Mount Garbage Disposal
9950 Waste King Legend Series 3/4HP 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposal
9950TC Waste King Legend Series 3/4HP Batch Feed 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposal
L-5000TC Waste King Legend Series 3/4HP Batch Feed EZ Mount Garbage Disposal
L-3300 Waste King Legend Series 3/4HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposal

Hazard identified

A metal component inside the garbage disposal can break off and come out of the disposal during use, posing an impact hazard.

As of April 4, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 22 reports of a broken impeller component coming out of the disposal during use and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 2,753 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 48,265 of these affected products were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The products were sold in Canada from approximately November 2015 to March 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Anaheim Manufacturing Company
Ohio
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Mega Motor Ltd. Co.
Zhenjiang
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the garbage disposals and contact Anaheim’s customer support line at 1-800-628-0797 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm ET, Monday through Friday. In addition, consumers can also visit Anaheim’s website and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.