Recall: LSI Wind Speed Sensors
On 2013-08-07, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding LSI Wind Speed Sensors due to a potential impact hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2013 for about $400.
About 100 units are involved in this Load Systems International (LSI) wind speed sensor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Thermostats/Thermometers/Sensors category in 2013.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 819-4355
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What is the problem?
The sensor can fail to display an accurate data reading and cause crane operators and other users to incorrectly gauge wind conditions, posing a risk of injury from impact to the consumer.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves LSI model GS025 wind speed sensors with serial numbers 100015 and 100412. Model and serial numbers can be found on the underside of the product's base. The charcoal-grey colored sensor has "LSI" printed on one side and three windspeed cups on the top of the product. The 7 inch high sensors are often used by crane operators to gauge wind conditions when lifting and moving items.
These items were sold new+ at LSI distributors nationwide from March 2013 to June 2013 for about $400.
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 stop using the wind speed sensors and contact LSI for instructions on returning the recall sensor for a replacement unit. LSI is contacting known customers directly.
Load Systems International (LSI) customer service toll-free at (888) 819-4355 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.loadsystems.com, then click on the Windspeed recall link for additional information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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