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Locker Brand has recalled 59,600 Rx Lockers due to a design flaw that can allow "unauthorized access" to medicine containers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced.
Product: Rx Locker medicine bottle storage containers
Made By: Locker Brand Inc. imported the products, which were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, CVS, Walgreens and the Locker Brand website from June 2010 through October 2011 for about $15.
Why it's being recalled: The medicine container can open by applying pressure to the latch when it is locked. This could result in unauthorized access to medicine bottles in the container.
Description: The Rx Locker is a medicine bottle storage container made of orange plastic with a white top resembling four pill containers. It has a metal, three-number combination lock on the front. Production batch numbers are printed on the bottom of the container. The recalled containers were manufactured between May 2010 to December 2010 and can be identified by the last six numbers in the production batch number. Recalled batch numbers end with: 052 010, 062 010, 082 010 and 122 010.
Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Locker Brand for a free return mailer. When the product is returned, Rx Locker will provide a full refund. For more information, customers can contact Locker Brand toll-free at (888) 491-6617 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, e-mail the firm at email@example.com, or visit the firm's website at www.rxlocker.com.
View the full recall on the CPSC's website here.