MI recalled their window and door opening devices on Jan. 12, 2023, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The recall is due to fall risk and serious injury with malfunctioning window devices.
Why were MI products recalled?
The hazard to these windows is that the window opening device, or the tilt latch, can malfunction, causing someone to fall out and become injured. While there have been no incidents reported from the use of these devices, the CPSC has deemed these products unsafe.
MI Windows and Doors LLC based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania posted a recall notice on their official website.
Which MI products were recalled?
The recall includes the MI windows and doors 1620 vinyl single-hung impact windows that contain window opening control devices. The specific window being recalled has two surface mounted tilt latches and two window opening control devices on the left and right sides. The recall only affects 1620 impact windows manufactured before November 2022.
Approximately 25,000 units are included in this recall. These windows come in a variety of sizes and colors. Consumers can check the label of their device to see if their product is included in the recall. The label is at the top of the window, with the manufactured date on the far right of the label.
The windows were manufactured in the US and sold at independent window distributors, such as C and C Window & Door, and Southeaster Sash.
Consumers who find they are in possession of these devices should immediately close and lock the windows.
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If you or a loved one suffered a fall injury or were adversely affected by the MI window and door opening device recall, you may want to speak with the lawyers at Johnson//Becker, PLLC. We are actively pursuing new MI recall lawsuits across the country, and you may be entitled to financial compensation.
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