Motor Controllers for Submersible Pump Systems Recalled by Franklin Electric Due to Shock Hazard
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.
Name of Product: Pumptec Electric Motor Controllers for Submersible Pump Systems
Units: About 38,000
Manufacturer: Franklin Electric Co., of Bluffton, Ind.
Hazard: The product label can lose adhesion, exposing the circuitry. This could pose a shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the Pumptec electronic motor controller for 115v/230v submersible motors rated 1/3 to 1 1/2 HP with model number 5800020600 and date codes of 06F45 through 09L45. The model number and date code can be found on the nameplate label located on the right-hand side of the enclosure.
Sold at: Dealers nationwide from June 2006 through November 2009 for about $245.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should not touch areas of the units that are exposed due to label curling or peeling, and should immediately contact their dealer for a free replacement cover.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Franklin Electric toll-free at (866) 841-6039 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET daily or visit the firms Web site at www.franklin-electric.com
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