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Pool and Spa Drain Covers Recalled Due to Violation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act

  • Recalled ABS White Round Pool Main Drain Cover Replacement with Two Screws
Name of Product:
Pool and spa drain covers

The recalled drain covers do not conform to the entrapment protection standards of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGBA), posing an entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.

Recall Date:
September 22, 2022

About 300

Consumer Contact

Goetas by email at or via the Goetas page on

Recall Details


This recall involves Goetas replacement round pool main drain covers with two screws that are sold for use in pools and in-ground spas. The top grate is 7.20 inches in diameter and the bottom mounting plate is 8.14 inches in diameter. They are white and made of ABS plastic. “Listed suction fitting,” “SP-1058-B,” and “88D9 148 GPM” are printed on the center of the grate. “Use screws to keep grate secured to dram (drain) at all times” is printed on the outer ring of the grate.


Pool owners/operators and consumers should immediately stop using pools and spas with the recalled pool or spa drain covers and contact Goetas for a full refund. Consumers should remove the drain cover from the pool and/or spa and submit a photo of the drain cover to the firm at as proof of removal and to receive the refund. Consumers should dispose of the recalled pool or spa drain covers after submitting proof of removal. Goetas is contacting all purchasers directly. 


None reported

Sold At:
Exclusively at from October 2021 through April 2022 for about $10.

Goetas, of China

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