Prime-Line recalls 177,000 glass doorknobs

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The glass doorknobs can crack and separate from the doorknob assembly

Prime-Line Products of Redlands, Calif., is recalling about 177,265 glass doorknobs sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The glass doorknobs can crack and separate from the doorknob assembly, posing a laceration hazard

The firm has received five reports of the recalled doorknobs breaking and causing laceration injuries requiring stitches.

This recall involves Prime-Line glass doorknobs sold under the Defender Security, Gate-House and Reliabilt brand names.

The doorknobs all utilize fluted glass knobs and were sold in bronze, brass, satin nickel, matte black and chrome finishes.

The following model numbers are included in this recall: E 2279; E 2279-L; E 2311; E 2317; E 2328; E 2496; E 2497; E 2536; E 2536-L; E 2537; E 2537-L, E 2750, and E 2797.

The model number is printed on the top right side of the package.

The glass doorknobs, manufactured in China, were sold at home improvement stores nationwide and online at, and other websites from February 2022, through April 2023, for between $20 and $45.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled doorknobs and contact Prime-Line for instructions on how to receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact Prime-Line at (800) 729-6123 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at, or online at for more information.

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