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.
PowerStream Power Supply Units for Air SensorsAbout 4,200 sold in the United States (in addition, about 172 were sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/68788r-eng.php
Online at www.purpleair.com and as free giveaways in communities from October 2017 to August 2018 for about $230 to $260.
Recall Date: Feb 14, 2019
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.
HK Anenerge Co., Ltd, of Guangdong Province, China
PowerStream Technology, of Orem, Utah
Recall ID: 8489
Last Published: Feb 14, 2019
Emert Number: 19064
Emert Status: Announced