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
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Anaheim Manufacturing Company.
Various Waste King Legend Series ¾ HP & 1HP Garbage Disposals
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-".
|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|
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.
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.
Anaheim Manufacturing Company
Mega Motor Ltd. Co.
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.