PurpleAir Recalls Power Supply Units for Air Sensors Due to Fire and Burn Hazards:
Recall Date: February 14, 2019
Recall Number: 19-064 Recall Summary
Name of Product:
PowerStream Power Supply Units for Air Sensors Hazard:
The power supplies can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Remedy: Replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power supplies and contact PurpleAir for instructions on how to obtain a replacement power supply. Consumer Contact:
PurpleAir LLC toll-free at 800-474-0696 from 9 am to 5 pm Mountain Time Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.purpleair.com/recall
for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/P...Air-Sensors-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-HazardsRecall Details
About 4,200 sold in the United States (in addition, about 172 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves power supply units sold with PurpleAir PA-II and PA-II- SD air quality sensors with model number RKPO-UL052000C. The model number is located on the bottom side of the power adapter. The power adapters are black with a white label. They measure 4 inches long (including the mounting tabs) by 1-7/8 inches wide by 1-3/8 inches high. The air quality sensors are used outdoors by consumers to monitor air quality.
PurpleAir has received 27 reports of the recalled power supplies emitting sparks and/or smoke of which 18 are reports of property damage, including one report of a small apartment fire. No injuries have been reported.
Online at www.purpleair.com
and as free giveaways in communities from October 2017 to August 2018 for about $230 to $260.
HK Anenerge Co., Ltd, of Guangdong Province, China
PowerStream Technology, of Orem, Utah