Recall date: January 19, 2011
Recall number: 11-101

Recall Summary

Hazard:
Improper plastic material found inside the recalled product has been attributed to vacuum release failures which create an entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.
Remedy:
RepairReplace

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 1,600"
Description:

Improper plastic material found inside the recalled product has been attributed to vacuum release failures.

Description:
"

The recalled product is a black plastic device that screws into the drain hole of a swimming pool or spa circulation pump. As part of the circulation systems, the device is designed to release the vacuum in a drain line whenever a submerged drain cover of a swimming pool or spa is completely covered. The recalled product has model number SVRS10ADJ and only involves the following serial numbers found on the weather-proof label attached to the top of every unit:

061040994 through 061041353
071040437 through 071040536
071040570 through 071040574
071040627 through 071041125
081040001 through 081040667
"
Incidents/Injuries:

Vacless Systems Inc. has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using their pool or spa. Distributors and dealers are directly notifying consumers of the recall and the Vacless SVRS repair program. Pool owners/operators who have not been directly notified should immediately contact Vacless Systems Inc. to implement the Vacless SVRS repair and testing procedure and to receive a replacement unit for installation. The instructions for the repair are also available at www.vacless.com

Sold At:

Independent distributors or retailers for professional pool and spa products between July 2010 and September 2010 between $480 and $719.

Manufacturer(s):
Vacless Systems Inc., of Sylmar, Calif.
Distributor(s):

Vacless Systems Inc., of Sylmar, Calif.

Manufactured In:
United States