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Pumptec Electric Motor Controllers for Submersible Pump Systems

Starting date:
November 24, 2010
Posting date:
November 24, 2010
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002454

Affected products

Pumptec Electric Motor Controllers for Submersible Pump Systems

Product description

This recall involves the Pumptec Electronic Motor Controller for 115v/230v submersible motors rated 1/3 to 1 1/2 HP with model number 5800020600 and date codes of 06F45 through 09L45. The model number and date code can be found on the nameplate label located on the right-hand side of the enclosure.

Hazard identified

In certain applications, the product label may lose adhesion and curl up at the edges, exposing certain circuitry which could be hazardous to consumers.

Neither Franklin Electric Co. nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 4,977 of the recalled products were sold at various retailers across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 2006 to November 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Franklin Electric Co.
Bluffton
Indiana
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should not touch any openings of the units that are exposed due to label curling or peeling, and should immediately contact their dealer for a free replacement cover.

For more information, consumers may contact Franklin Electric at 1-866-841-6039 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET daily or visit the firm's Web site.

Consumers may also view the release on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.