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This past week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Home Depot recalled Offset Patio Umbrellas. 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.

The Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2009 through February 2009 for about $250. he patio umbrellas are beige with a brown offset pole. They stand 11 feet tall. The base is a brown cross about 18 inches long. The umbrellas were manufactured in China.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled patio umbrellas and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund. For more information, consumers can contact Home Depot toll free at (866) 403-5504 or visit the firm’s Web site at

If you or a family member is injured by a product, you need to get immediate medical care. If there is a significant affect or injury, you should contact an attorney concerning the problem. Early investigation can include the collection of product, checking recall alerts, and the proper notifying of those who caused the problem.


  1. Gravatar for Daniel 8791

    I've heard about these type of canopy umbrellas falling down in the past but have never heard about a recall on them until now. Thanks for the news.

  2. Gravatar for Mike Bryant

    it's one of those things that a lot of people don't think about. Thanks for taking the time to read and leave a comment.

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