Recall: Wagner Paint Sprayers
On 2009-05-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Wagner Paint Sprayers due to a potential electric shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2007 for about $99.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Wagner Spray Tech paint sprayer recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Paint & Coating Items category in 2009. See other recalled Paint & Coating Items.
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What is the problem?
The on-off switch can be dislodged from the casing, resulting in exposure of electrical connections. This can pose an electrical shock hazard to the consumer.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall includes the Wagner Control Spray Plus Model 0414248. This model number can be found on a white label located on the side of the motor housing. Model numbers and dated codes affected are listed in the full recall announcement and can be found stamped on the bottom of the motor houseing, near the air hose connection.
These items were sold new+ at Major chain home centers and hardware stores nationwide from August 2007 through April 2009 for about $99.
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 unplug and stop using the sprayers, and contact Wagner for a free repair.
For additional information, please contact Wagner toll-free at (888) 925-6244 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's web site at www.wagnerspraytech.com
+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 in the CPSC recall announcement.
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