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Sanus Elements Model ELM-205 Low-Profile Power Conditioners/Surge Protectors

Starting date:
June 2, 2011
Posting date:
June 2, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items, Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
General Public (GP)
Identification number:

Affected products

Sanus Elements Model ELM-205 Low-Profile Power Conditioners/Surge Protectors

Product description

This recall involves all Sanus Elements Model ELM-205 Low-Profile Power Conditioners/Surge Protectors made prior to December 2010. The surge protectors can be identified by the following date codes:

  • C1806090
  • C1805100

The words "SANUS ELEMENTS" is printed on the front of the unit and the model number and date codes are printed near the UL logo on the back.

Hazard identified

Improper grounding of the case and inadequate insulation for the circuit breaker poses an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor the company has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these affected surge protectors.

Number sold

Approximately 200 units of the affected surge protectors were sold at various independent home theatre dealers/resellers.

Time period sold

The affected surge protectors were sold from June 2009 through December 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Milestone AV Technologies
Tel: 1-877-894-6280

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Milestone for a replacement product or refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Milestone toll-free at 1-877-894-6280 between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 10:30 a.m and 7 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm's website.

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