iRobot Clean Base for Roomba® i7+ Robot Vacuum recalled due to electrical hazard
- Starting date:
- December 21, 2020
- Posting date:
- December 21, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Electrical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Last updated: 2020-12-21
- Product: iRobot Clean Base for RoombaÂ® i7+ Robot Vacuum.
- Issue: If the robot ingests a significant volume of liquid, the circuit board may be exposed to liquids and short circuit.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact iRobot to obtain a free repair.
iRobot Clean Base for RoombaÂ® i7+ Robot Vacuum
Robotic vacuums are intended for dry floor use only and when the robot ingests a significant volume of liquid, the vacuum motor may disperse liquid onto the circuit board inside the Clean Base and cause a short circuit, posing an electrical hazard.
As of December 8, 2020, there have been no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
The company reported that 11,971 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from July 2018 to March 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact iRobot to obtain a free fused line cord that will trip in the event that liquid causes electrical damage to the circuit board. Some affected models may require a free replacement Clean Base.
Consumers can contact iRobot by calling toll-free 1-866-766-6222 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST), Monday to Friday, or by visiting the company'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.