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MAAX Spas Recalls Hot Tubs and Swim Spas

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MAAX Spas Recalls Hot Tubs and Swim Spas - 03/14/18 02:29 AM

MAAX Spas Recalls Hot Tubs and Swim Spas Due to Fire Hazard

Recall Date: March 13, 2018
Recall Number: 18-120

Recall Summary

Name of Product:
Maax Spas hot tubs and swim spas

Hazard:
The UV generator inside the hot tub and swim spa can ignite while in use, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the hot tubs and swim spas and contact a MAAX Spas’ dealer for a free repair.

Consumer Contact:
MAAX Spas at 800-413-2704 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Arizona local time, Monday through Friday, email at duvrepair@maaxspas.com or online at www.maaxspas.com or www.deltaUVrepair.com for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/MAAX-Spas-Recalls-Hot-Tubs-and-Swim-Spas-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

Recall Details

Units:
About 550 in the U.S. (In addition, about 630 were sold in Canada)

Description:
This recall involves MAAX Spas hot tubs and swim spas containing a Delta UV generator. The generator is used to sanitize the water and plumbing inside the hot tub or swim spa. The generator’s model number is EA-4H-5. The model numbers for the hot tubs and swim spas are: 461; 470; 471; 472; 480; 481; 482; 780; 781; 5200; 5300; 5400; 5600; 7000; 7500; 8000; 8500; 9000; DT6; ENV; ES; ESX; GRD; LT6; MON; MT6; NUG; PRS; RB4; RL4; RS1; RS2; XB4; XL4; XSD; XSL; XSP; and XSR. The model name is the first 3 or 4 digits of the hot tub or swim spa serial number, and is engraved into a silver plate on the lower right or lower left corner of the front side of the hot tub or swim spa.

Incidents/Injuries:
Maax Spas has received six reports of generators in the affected hot tubs and swim spas igniting and causing damage to the generators and surrounding hot tub or swim spa components. There have been no reports of injuries.

Sold At:
Independent hot tub and swim spa retailers nationwide, from January 2012 through July 2015. Hot tubs were sold for about $4,000 to $15,000. Swim spas were sold for about $16,000 to $30,000.

Manufacturer(s):
MAAX Spas Industries Corp., Chandler, Arizona

Manufactured In:
United States
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