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PurpleAir Recalls Power Supply Units

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PurpleAir Recalls Power Supply Units - 02/15/19 01:43 AM

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 powersupplies@purpleair.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-Hazards

Recall Details

Units:
About 4,200 sold in the United States (in addition, about 172 were sold in Canada)

Description:
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.

Incidents/Injuries:
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.

Sold At:
Online at www.purpleair.com and as free giveaways in communities from October 2017 to August 2018 for about $230 to $260.

Manufacturer(s):
HK Anenerge Co., Ltd, of Guangdong Province, China

Importer(s):
PowerStream Technology, of Orem, Utah

Manufactured In:
China
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