ITT Water Technology recalls about 21,000 pumps due to possible electric shock

By on Jan 7, 2011 in Announcement, United States Comments

ITT Water Technology, through U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced its voluntary recall of about 21,000 pumps due to possible electric shock or electrocution when being touched while running.

According to a post at CPSC.com dated January 6, 2011, about 21,000 Sump Pumps and Effluent Pumps were involved in the recall, which were sold at Goulds, Red Jacket and Bell & Gossett distributors across the US from December 2009 to July 2010, from $280 to $700 each.

The report said that the affected pumps were manufactured in the United States, while the accompanying cord was manufactured in China, and are being used in residential areas to pump waste-water and sewage.

For easier identification of the products, ITT Water Technology said that the pumps are either sky blue or read with the brand names Goulds, Red Jacket or Bell & Gossett, as shown in the photo below.

Meanwhile, here is the complete list of the models affected by this recall, taken from the press release of CPSC.

Goulds: ST, PE, PS, PV, GWP, SDSST
Red Jacket: RSC, REP, RWW, RVW, RWP, RSDSST
Bell & Gossett: SC, 1EC, 2WC and 2VW, MWP and MSDS

Although no related incidents were reported as of this writing, CPSC is advising the public to immediately stop using the recalled products and contact ITT Water Technology toll-free at (866) 325-4204, and a technician will visit your place to replace or repair the pump once a pump is proven to be included by the recall.

For more information about the recall, customers are also being advised to visit the company’s website at Goulds.com or RedJacketWaterProducts.com or BellGossett.com.



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