Risk of flying metal prompts garbage disposal recall

Photos: Consumer Product Safety Commission

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Approximately 146,000 garbage disposals have been recalled because a metal part inside the disposal can break off during use, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

There have been 22 reported incidents, according to the CPSC, including three reports of metal pieces hitting users. The company says no injuries have been reported to date.

The recall covers 10 brands of 3/4 and 1 horsepower units made by Anaheim Manufacturing Company, which is a division of Moen, Inc. See a full list of models below.

The recalled disposals were sold from December 2015 through March 2017 at retailers nationwide and online.

In a statement, Anaheim Manufacturing said, “We take any issue involving the quality or safety of our products very seriously. We identified this issue through our ongoing program of monitoring quality feedback from our customers. We have made every effort to quickly remove the affected units from the market. They are being replaced with units that meet our quality and durability standards.”

If you have one of these recalled garbage disposals, contact Anaheim Manufacturing at 1-800-628-0797. The company will install a free replacement at no cost.

Brand Model No. Model No. Location Description Serial No. (starting with)
Barracuda 681-4001 Side 3/4 HP Disposer 1L5, 1M5, or 1A6
Franke FWD75BR Bottom 3/4 HP Batch Feed Waste Disposer 1M5, or “6” in the third position
FWD75R Bottom 3/4 HP Waste Disposer
FWD100R Bottom 1 HP Waste Disposer
Frigidaire FGDI753DMS Side Gallery 3/4 HP Waste Disposer ZF, or “G” in the second position
FPDI103DMS Side Professional 1 HP Waste Disposer
FPDI758DMS Side Professional 3/4 HP Waste Disposer
Gemline GLCD300SS Side Emerald 3/4 HP Disposal 1L5
Kenmore 587-70351E Bottom 3/4 HP Disposal ZF, AH, or “G” in the second position
587-70361E Bottom 3/4 HP Deluxe Garbage Disposal
587-70413E Bottom 1 HP Garbage Disposal
Kitcheneater KE1CORD Side 1 HP Garbage Disposal 1A7, or “6” in the third position
KE34CORD Side 3/4 HP Garbage Disposal
Luxart LXFIN1C Side Finale 1 HP Garbage Disposer 1M5, 1A7, or “6” in the third position
LXFIN34C Side Finale 3/4 HP Garbage Disposer
Moen GX75C Bottom GX Series 3/4HP Garbage Disposal 1M5, or “6” in the third position
GX100C Bottom GX Series 1HP Garbage Disposal
GXL1000C Bottom GX Series Luxe 1HP Garbage Disposal
Stream33 S33WC1WC Side 1 HP Garbage Disposal 1L5
Waste King 9980 Bottom Legend Series 1HP 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer 1L5, 1M5, 1A7, or “6” in the third position
9980TC Bottom Legend Series 1HP Batch Feed 3-Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
L-8000 Bottom Legend Series 1HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
L-8000TC Bottom Legend Series 1HP Batch Feed EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
9950 Bottom Legend Series 3/4HP 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
9900TC Bottom Legend Series 3/4HP Batch Feed 3 Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
L-3300 Bottom Legend Series 3/4HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
L-5000TC Bottom Legend Series 3/4HP Batch Feed EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
A1SPC Bottom Knight Series 1 HP Garbage Disposer
PM3SL-3BMT Bottom  Plain 3/4 HP 3-Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
PM4SL-3BMT Bottom Plain 1 HP 3-Bolt Mount Garbage Disposer
FDL-3300 Bottom Legend Series 3/4HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer
FDL-8000 Bottom Legend Series 1HP EZ Mount Garbage Disposer