The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 2,500
Hazard: The magnet in the striker part of the latch assembly can come loose, preventing the latch from securing a gate.
Description: The recalled magnetic latches are used to secure gates for pools. They come in black or white and are marked with the “Trident” name and image on the face of the latch body below the key hole.
Sold at: The product was sold nationwide from February to October 2013 to professional fence contractors, dealers and gate manufacturers for $50 to $60.
Remedy: Contact Nationwide Industries for a replacement striker kit that can be installed with a Phillips head screwdriver.
Contact: Call 800-409-3901, email Striker@NationwideIndustries.com or visit www.nationwideindustries.com.