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|Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 403-5504
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Importer: The Home Depot, of Atlanta, Ga.
Hazard: The patio umbrella and its pole could tip over and strike consumers if the umbrella's collar or sleeve is not removed prior to closing the umbrella, posing a risk of impact injury to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Home Depot has received one report of a recalled patio umbrella tipping over and breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The patio umbrellas are beige with a brown offset pole. They stand 11 feet tall. The base is a brown cross about 18 inches long.
Sold at: The Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2009 through February 2009 for about $250.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled patio umbrellas and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact The Home Depot toll free at (866) 403-5504 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.homedepot.com