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ITT Water Technology Recalls Pumps Due to Electric Shock/Electrocution Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Product Information

Name of Product: Sump Pumps and Effluent Pumps

Units: About 21,000

Importer: ITT Water Technology, Inc., of Seneca Falls, N.Y.

Hazard: Sump pumps installed without ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection can pose an electric shock or electrocution hazard if touched by the consumer. If you suspect that you have one of the recalled pumps and it is plugged in, do not touch it, the water around it or the surrounding floor area.

For additional information on GFCIs, see http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/099.pdf

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recall involves Goulds, Red Jacket and Bell & Gossett Pumps used in residential applications to pump wastewater and sewage. The pumps are sky blue or red and display the brand names Goulds, Red Jacket or Bell & Gossett. These pumps were installed in new construction or as replacement pumps between December 2009 and July 2010. The models are:

Goulds ST, PE, PS, PV, GWP, SDSST
Red Jacket RSC, REP, RWW, RVW, RWP, RSDSST
Bell & Gossett SC, 1EC, 2WC and 2VW, MWP and MSDS

Sold through: Goulds, Red Jacket and Bell & Gossett distributors nationwide from December 2009 to July 2010 for between $280.00 to $700.00.

Manufactured in: The pump is manufactured in the United States and the accompanying cord was manufactured in China.

Remedy: If you have purchased a sump pump between December 2009 and July 2010 and it is sky blue or red, you may have a recalled pump. Do not touch the pump, the water around the pump or the floor surrounding the pump. To verify if your pump is one affected by this recall, immediately contact ITT Water Technology on the toll-free number below. If your pump is affected, a technician will be sent to your home to replace or repair the pump.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact ITT Water Technology toll-free at 866-325-4204, or visit the firm’s website at www.goulds.com, or www.redjacketwaterproducts.com or www.bellgossett.com

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

About The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or CPSC’s teletypewriter at 301-595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov.


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