Risk of flying metal prompts garbage disposal recall


The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for garbage disposals after reports of pieces of metal breaking off of the disposal and flying out during use.

The commission has recalled 146,000 of the garbage disposals from Anaheim Manufacturing Co. and Moen Inc., as well as 2,700 units sold in Canada.

There were 22 reports of metal parts flying off of disposals. Three people were hit by pieces, but no injuries were reported.

Best Buy, HD Supply, Menards and plumbing supply stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, HomeDepot.com, Walmart.com and other websites sold the disposals from December 2015 through  March 2017 for between $80 and $370 for 3/4 horsepower models and $100 and $450 for 1 horsepower models.

The recall involves 3/4 and 1 horsepower disposal by Barracuda, Franke, Frigidaire, Gemline, Kenmore, KitchenEater, Luxart Finale, Moen, Stream33, Waste King and several generic disposals. The disposal housings were sold in silver, gray, black and blue and have the brand name printed on them. The brand name, model number and serial number are printed on a label on the bottom or side of the disposals.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled garbage disposals and contact Anaheim Manufacturing to arrange for a free replacement disposal to be installed at no cost to the consumer. Anaheim Manufacturing can be contacted at 800-628-0797 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time Monday through Friday or online.

BrandModel No.Model No. LocationDescriptionSerial No. (starting with)
Barracuda681-4001Side3/4 HP Disposer1L5, 1M5, or 1A6
FrankeFWD75BRBottom3/4 HP Batch Feed Waste Disposer1M5, or “6” in the third position
FWD75RBottom3/4 HP Waste Disposer
FWD100RBottom1 HP Waste Disposer
FrigidaireFGDI753DMSSideGallery 3/4 HP Waste DisposerZF, or “G” in the second position
FPDI103DMSSideProfessional 1 HP Waste Disposer
FPDI758DMSSideProfessional 3/4 HP Waste Disposer
GemlineGLCD300SSSideEmerald 3/4 HP Disposal1L5
Kenmore587-70351EBottom3/4 HP DisposalZF, AH, or “G” in the second position
587-70361EBottom3/4 HP Deluxe Garbage Disposal
587-70413EBottom1 HP Garbage Disposal
KitcheneaterKE1CORDSide1 HP Garbage Disposal1A7, or “6” in the third position
KE34CORDSide3/4 HP Garbage Disposal
LuxartLXFIN1CSideFinale 1 HP Garbage Disposer1M5, 1A7, or “6” in the third position
LXFIN34CSideFinale 3/4 HP Garbage Disposer
MoenGX75CBottomGX Series 3/4HP Garbage Disposal1M5, or “6” in the third position
GX100CBottomGX Series 1HP Garbage Disposal
GXL1000CBottomGX Series Luxe 1HP Garbage Disposal
Stream33S33WC1WCSide1 HP Garbage Disposal1L5
Waste King9980BottomLegend Series 1HP 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer1L5, 1M5, 1A7, or “6” in the third position
9980TCBottomLegend Series 1HP Batch Feed 3-Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
L-8000BottomLegend Series 1HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
L-8000TCBottomLegend Series 1HP Batch Feed EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
9950BottomLegend Series 3/4HP 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
9900TCBottomLegend Series 3/4HP Batch Feed 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
L-3300BottomLegend Series 3/4HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
L-5000TCBottomLegend Series 3/4HP Batch Feed EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
A1SPCBottomKnight Series 1 HP Garbage Disposer
PM3SL-3BMTBottom Plain 3/4 HP 3-Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
PM4SL-3BMTBottomPlain 1 HP 3-Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
FDL-3300BottomLegend Series 3/4HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
FDL-8000BottomLegend Series 1HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer

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