Safety Alert Number 1002323


Motor Controllers for Submersible Pump Systems
Recalled by Franklin Electric Due to Shock Hazard
Release # 10-145
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 841-6039
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Motor Controllers for Submersible Pump Systems Recalled by Franklin Electric Due to Shock Hazard
WASHINGTON, 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. 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 firm's Web site at www.franklin-electric.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10145.html