InSinkErator® Recalls SinkTop™ Switch Accessory for Garbage Disposals Due ...



This recall involves InSinkErator Single Outlet SinkTop Switches. The air activated switch mounts to the sink or countertop and is an alternative to the traditional wall switch for a garbage disposal. The model numbers are 76703, STS-SOSN, 78251 and 74300, and can be found on the back of the power module. InSinkErator is written on the front of the power module. The switches were sold with a chrome, white, or satin nickel button/bezel as an accessory for garbage disposals. Garbage disposals activated by a wall switch are not affected by this recall.
Product:
InSinkErator Single Outlet SinkTop SwitchesAbout 1,400,000 (In addition, about 28 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/66068r-eng.php
Retailer:
The switches were sold between 2005 and October 2017 at home improvement stores, online websites and through plumbing contractors and outlets for between about $50 and $90.
Distributor:
InSinkErator of Racine, Wis.
Recall Date:    Mar 6, 2018
Injury:
InSinkErator has received 40 reports of water causing overheating damage to the power module and outlet beneath the sink. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Tecmark of Mentor, Ohio
Mfg Country:
United States
Recall ID:    8272
Last Published:    Mar 6, 2018
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18116
Emert Status:    Announced