Victory Innovations and Protexus Electrostatic Sprayers

Código SIAR: 31285
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Victory-Innovations-Recalls-Electrostatic-Sprayers-with-Lithium-ion-Battery-Packs-Due-to-Fire-and-Explosion-Hazards
Fecha de Publicación: 03 feb, 2021
País de Origen del Producto: China
Unidades: About 405,000 (In addition, 27,000 in Canada)
Distribuidor: Chemical and cleaning supply distributors nationwide and online at Amazon.com, SupplyWorks.com (Home Depot Pro Institutional) and Staples.com from January 2016 through November 2020 for between $100 and $150.
Descripción del Defecto: This recall involves Victory Innovations and Protexus-branded cordless handheld and backpack electrostatic sprayers used to disinfect surfaces. They come with a nozzle, nozzle wrench, tank, lithium-ion battery pack and a battery pack charger. The Victory Innovations cordless sprayers have a green and white exterior. The Victory Innovations logo appears on the front or the side of the green and white sprayers and model VP-20A or VP-20B appears on the battery pack. The Protexus logo appears on the front or the side of the black and white sprayers and model PX20A or PX20B appears on the battery back. Battery packs on recalled units have visible screw heads and a case with no parting lines.
Accidentes Reportados: Victory Innovations has received 37 reports of the lithium-ion battery pack in the electrostatic sprayers overheating, catching on fire or exploding, some of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Recomendaciones / Advertencias: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sprayers, remove the battery pack and dispose it in accordance with local laws for disposal of lithium-ion batteries, and contact Victory Innovations for a free replacement battery pack, including shipping.
Información Adicional: Victory Innovations toll-free at 888-674-2482 Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, email at ES-Sprayerbatteryrecall@stericycle.com or online at www.victoryinnovations.com and click on Battery Recall for more information.