Description: This recall involves EKO Sensible Eco Living motion sensor trash cans. The trash cans open when they detect motion nearby. The recalled trash cans are stainless steel, about 31 inches tall and about 14 inches square. They have the capacity to hold 21 gallons (80 liters) of trash and the lid operates with eight AA batteries. Model number EK9288BMT-80L is on a product identification label on the underside of the trash can lid. [Learn More]
About 367,000 units were affected by this recall.
EKO Recalls Motion Sensor Trash Cans Sold Exclusively at Costco Due to Laceration Hazard (Recall Alert)
EKO 80L Motion Sensor Trash Can.
Trash cans Recall Information
|Country of Origin||China|
|Product Type||Trash and Recycle Baskets|
|Hazard||The black plastic protective collar in the opening on the back of the trash receptacle can become dislodged and expose a sharp edge, posing a risk of laceration to the user.|
|Injuries||EKO has received 13 reports of incidents in which the black plastic protective collar dislodged and exposed a sharp edge, resulting in laceration injuries.|
|Remedy||Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trash cans and return them to Costco for a full refund or contact EKO for a free repair kit with a redesigned black plastic protective collar and installation instructions. Costco is notifying consumers who purchased the trash cans directly.|
|Contact||EKO USA at (800) 354-7426 anytime or online at www.ekousaltd.com and click on "Product Recall on Sensible Eco Living 80L/21G Motion Sensor Trash Cans (Costco Item #807890)" for more information.|