Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Ecovent Recalls Room Sensors 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Ecovent room sensors

Hazard: The cover can come off during normal use, exposing high voltage components and posing an electrical shock hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Ecovent toll-free at 855-777-0105 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. MT on Monday through Friday or online at www.ecoventsystems.com and click on "Legal" for more information.

Units: About 600

Description: This recall involves the Ecovent Room Sensors, which plug into an electrical outlet, measure room temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. The unit also provides electrical outlets in the center of the device and USB ports on the sides. "Ecovent," model number "SS1," part number "901-00001" and date numbers 4415-5215 and 0116-0916" are printed on a label on the back of the device.

Incidents/Injuries: Ecovent has received two incident reports of the faceplate falling off. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled units. Ecovent has contacted consumers via email and phone notifications, sent the replacement parts and provided return postage for affected parts. If consumers have not been notified, they should contact the firm.

Sold at: Online at www.ecoventsystems.com from December 2015 through April 2016 for between $100 and $150.

Importer: Ecovent Corp., of Charlestown, Mass

Distributor: Ecovent Corp., of Charlestown, Mass

Manufactured in: China and U.S.