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Exploding toilet tanks lead to massive recall of flushers

More than 1.4 million toilet flushers have been recalled following reports of them exploding and bursting toilet tanks.

According to a recall notice posted by the company, Flushmate," they say the product, Flushmate II 501-B "can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure…This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact and laceration hazard to consumers and property damage."

The recall occurs after close to 1,500 reports of flushers. … More

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