Millions of steel shelves recalled because they could not support stated weight


Over 2 million Edsal manufacturing heavy-duty steel shelves have been recalled because they may not be able to support the weight stated on the label.

According to United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Edsal 5 Tier Muscle Rack Unit “the shelves may not support the 800 lb load specified on the package, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.”

The commission said 2,200,000 of them were sold online at,, and other online retailers from January 2015 to September 2020 for between $ 80 and $ 90.

Product details are:

  • Muscle Rack Edsal Heavy Duty 5 Tier Steel Shelves, gray or black steel frames with five plywood shelves, model numbers for 72 inch high, 18 inch deep and 36 inch wide units, CR3618 and CR3618-BLK; model number for 72 inch high, 24 inch deep and 48 inch wide units, CR4824 and CR4824-BLK.

The commission said Edsal had received seven reports of shelves “being bent or broken due to heavy items placed on the shelves, including an injury to a consumer who broke a toe after items were dropped when the shelf broke “.

Customers can contact Edsal for a full refund by calling 833-232-5287 Between 9 am and 5 pm CT weekdays or go to the website and click on “contact us”.



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