Recall: Elkay and Halsey Taylor Water Coolers and Bottle Filling Stations
On 2018-01-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Elkay and Halsey Taylor Water Coolers and Bottle Filling Stations due to a potential shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2017 for about $600 to $7450.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Elkay Plumbing Products Company water cooler recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Water/Drink Coolers & Dispensers category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
Internal screws that secure the grounding wire can break and allow the grounding wire to become loose, posing a shock hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 water coolers and bottle filling stations, unplug the units and contact Elkay for a free repair.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 362 reports of broken screws being found in units prior to installation. 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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