Recall: Ecovent Room Sensors
On 2016-06-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Ecovent Room Sensors due to a potential Electrocution hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2015 for about $100 to $150.
About 600 units are involved in this Ecovent sensor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Thermostats/Thermometers/Sensors category in 2016.
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What is the problem?
The cover can come off during normal use, exposing high voltage components and posing an electrical shock hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Ecovent Room Sensors, which plug into an electrical outlet, measure room temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. The unit also provides electrical outlets in the center of the device and USB ports on the sides. "Ecovent," model number "SS1," part number "901-00001" and date numbers 4415-5215 and 0116-0916" are printed on a label on the back of the device.
These items were sold new+ Online at www.ecoventsystems.com from December 2015 through April 2016 for between $100 and $150.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled units. Ecovent has contacted consumers via email and phone notifications, sent the replacement parts and provided return postage for affected parts. If consumers have not been notified, they should contact the firm.
Ecovent toll-free at 855-777-0105 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday or online at www.ecoventsystems.com and click on "Legal" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Ecovent has received two incident reports of the faceplate falling off. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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