Power Adapters Sold with LectroFan Sound Machines Recalled by ASTI Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Amazon.com
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: LectroFan Sound Machines
Hazard: The casing on the power adapter can break when plugged into an electrical outlet, exposing its metal prongs, posing an electrical shock hazard.
Consumer Contact: ASTI toll-free at 866-220-7607 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.asticorp.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 35,000
Description: This recall involves power adapters sold with LectroFan sound machines. The adapter has "ASTI AC Adapter" and model number XHY050050UCC printed on the side. The LectroFans were black or white with a matching black or white power adapter. The LectroFan machines have a serial number between 3 551615 528640 and 3 551615 618639 or between 3 551636 000010 and 3 551636 285179. The serial number is printed on a label on the bottom of the machine and "LectroFan" is printed on the front. The LectroFan Sound Machine has 10 fan sounds and 10 white noise sounds.
Incidents/Injuries: ASTI has received three reports of power adapters breaking or pulling apart, exposing the metal prongs. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the LectroFan, disconnect the power adapter and contact the firm to receive a free replacement power adapter. Consumers can continue to use the sound machine with the USB cable supplied with the LectroFan by plugging it into a computer's USB port or into another power adapter. The firm is contacting all purchasers of the recalled product directly.
Sold Exclusively At: Online at Amazon.com from November 2016 through February 2017 for about $50.
Importer: Adaptive Sound Technologies Inc. (ASTI), of Campbell, Calif.
Manufactured in: China