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Hand Trucks

Description: This recall involves Harper Trucks hand trucks with model numbers and type of wheels listed below. "Harper Truck" and the model number can be found on an adhesive sticker on the hand truck frame's cross member. Hand trucks with two-piece, grey metal wheels are not included in this recall. Model NumberType of HandleType of Wheel K52K16 P Handle 1-piece, composite JEDTK1935P Dual Hand/Platform Truck(Convertible) 3-piece, four bolt,metal/chrome plated 51TK19 Dual Handles 3-piece, four bolt,metal/chrome plated BKTAK19 P Handle 3-piece, four bolt,metal/chrome plated PGCSK19BLK Dual Hand 3-piece, four bolt,metal/chrome plated [Source]

Hand Trucks
Hand Trucks Recalled by Harper Trucks Due to Injury Hazard

K52K16

About 292,000 units were affected by this recall.

Hand Trucks Recall Information

Recall Date10/27/2011
Recall ID905
Recall Number12025
Product TypeDollies or Handtrucks or Luggage Carriers
HazardWhen the tires are overinflated, they can explode causing the wheel hub to separate or break, ejecting pieces of the hub. This poses an injury hazard to bystanders.
InjuriesHarper Trucks has received 19 reports of overinflated tires exploding that resulted in 19 injuries, including broken bones, loss of sight in one eye, contusions and lacerations.
RemedyConsumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Harper Trucks for a free repair kit that includes either lock washers to secure the four bolts on the 3-piece, metal/chrome plated wheels or new design replacement tires for the 1-piece composite tires.
Remedy OptionRepair
ContactFor additional information, contact Harper Trucks toll-free at (800) 835-4099 between 8:30a.m.and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail wheels@harpertrucks.com or visit the company's website at www.harpertrucks.com
Last Updated04/18/2016
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