Consumer product recall

InSinkErator® recalls Single Outlet Sink Top Switch

Starting date:
March 6, 2018
Posting date:
March 6, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Appliances
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66068

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Insinkerator

Affected products

InSinkErator® recalls Single Outlet Sink Top Switch

Product description

This recall involves the InSinkErator Single Outlet Sink Top Switch. The product is identified by Model STS-SOSN, with UPC code 050375021353 and date codes 1610 through 1710. The product features a satin nickel button, a black 6 foot air tube, and a black power module with a cord. "Insinkerator" appears on the face of the black power module.

Hazard identified

Water can get into the power module, posing a potential fire hazard.

As of February 27, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 29 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 1,000,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold in Canada from February 2017 to October 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in United States of America.

Companies

Distributor

Insinkerator

Racine

Wisconsin

UNITED STATES

Manufacturer

Tecmark Corporation

Mentor

Ohio

UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact InSinkErator for a free replacement air switch kit.

For more information, consumers may contact InSinkErator at 1-855-215-5695 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the company's website for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.