Loctek is recalling about 17,500 Fleximouts overhead garage storage racks due to an impact injury hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, one of the U-shaped buckles on the supporting cables can fail, posing an impact injury hazard to the user or bystander if the rack falls.
This recall involves FLEXIMOUNTS Overhead Garage Storage Racks with model GL44B. The model number GL44B is printed on the box and there is a label with the brand FLEXIMOUNTS on the product. The recalled height adjustable steel racks attach to the ceiling, are black, measure 4 feet by 4 feet and have U-shaped buckle hardware.
Consumers should immediately unload all items from the racks and contact the firm for a free repair kit. The repair kit includes the instructional video link and written instructions on adding additional support to the storage rack. Loctek is contacting all known purchasers.
The firm has received 18 reports of the U-shaped buckles on the supporting cables failing and the storage racks falling from the garage ceiling. No injuries have been reported.
The storage racks were sold online at amazon.com, fleximounts.com, wayfair.com, ebay.com, walmart.com, home depot.com and at Home Depot stores nationwide from October 2020 through April 2022 for about $230.
Consumers can contact Loctek toll-free at 1-855-585-5618 anytime, by email at email@example.com or online at fleximounts.com and click on the button near the bottom center labeled “Recalls” or go to www.fleximounts.com/recalls for more information.