SunSetter Recalls Vinyl Covers for Motorized Awnings Due to Impact and Fal ...



This recall involves all soft vinyl awning covers used with SunSetter® Motorized, Motorized XL, Motorized PRO, Motorized PROXL, and Oasis Freestanding Motorized Retractable Awnings distributed by SunSetter from June 1999 to January 2019 and supplied with bungee tie-downs. Covers for manually operated awnings are not affected by this recall.
Product:
Vinyl covers for SunSetter Motorized AwningsAbout 270,000 units (In addition, approximately 11,000 units were distributed in Canada)
Retailer:
The recalled covers were sold for about $100 or distributed as a promotional item or as part of a package with motorized awnings directly by SunSetter, through independent dealers nationwide, and through Costco Wholesale, between June 1999 and January 2019.
Recall Date:    Aug 13, 2019
Injury:
The Firm has received 14 reports of incidents, including one report of a death and six reports of injuries. In one reported incident, a 73-year-old man died after falling from a ladder and over a balcony when a motorized awning opened unexpectedly and struck him while he was removing the cover’s bungee tie-downs.
Mfg:
SunSetter Products LP, of Malden, Mass.
Mfg Country:
United States
Recall ID:    8633
Last Published:    Aug 13, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19767
Emert Status:    Announced