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SafeRacks Overhead Garage Storage Lawsuit: Get the Right Attorney

Eagle Industrial Group Inc. is recalling about 13,000 Overhead Garage Storage Racks after the company received dozens of reports of the racks falling, including at least 1 report of an injury to a consumer’s face.
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What’s the Problem?

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission [1], this recall affects SafeRacks/Monsterrax Overhead Garage Storage Racks including: 4 ft. by 4 ft., 4 ft. by 8 ft., 2 ft. by 6 ft., 3 ft. by 6 ft., 4 ft. by 6 ft., 3 ft. by 8 ft., and 2 ft. by 8 ft.

“The hex bolts in the overhead garage storage racks can be defective, causing the rack to collapse from the ceiling, posing an impact injury hazard,” CPSC said. “SafeRacks/Monsterrax has received 55 reports of the racks falling, including one report of an injury where the corners of a ceiling mounted rack fell and bruised and cut a consumer’s face.”

The recalled garage racks were sold online from September 2021 through December 2021 for about $140.

If you purchased a garage rack that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact SafeRacks/Monsterrax to receive free replacement bolts. SafeRacks/Monsterrax has contacted all known purchasers of the Overhead Garage Storage Racks to provide free replacement bolts.

This recall began on April 21, 2022.

The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 22-742.

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Mistakes to Avoid When Buying and Installing Storage Racks

Use of a garage storage rack is generally safe, provided you avoid these common mistakes:

  • Buying without research – Like anything else, buying a garage storage rack requires thorough research. Check for the brands recommended in the market. Read the manufacturer reviews. Reach out to previous customers and ask about their experience.
  • Maxing out designated weight – Every garage storage rack has a specified weight limit. This load should not be exceeded to avoid collapse. However, it is recommended that you do not store up to the rack’s maximum load to ensure safety.
  • Installing garage storage racks yourself – Your safety is the first priority and worth more than the few dollars you might save with the DIY installation of garage storage racks. To save money, purchase racks from suppliers that offer professional installation.

A professional will help you assess your needs to figure out which garage storage rack is best for you.

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