Name of Product: PE12 PoolEye pool alarms
Hazard: The ON/OFF activation switch on the pool alarm is reversed, which can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers if a child enters the water.
Consumers should immediately contact SmartPool for a free replacement alarm. Always supervise children in and around water.
Consumer Contact: SmartPool toll-free at 888-560-7665 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at email@example.com, or online at www.smartpool.com and click on PE12 Recall link on the homepage for more information.
Units: About 1,600
Description: This recall includes the PE12 PoolEye submersible swimming pool alarms for aboveground pools. The submersible gray pool alarm consists of two attached components, a sensor tube with a float switch that is submerged under water and an audible sensor that is fixed to the outside of the pool. The siren has an ON/OFF activation switch. PoolEye is printed on the front of the siren. PE12 is printed on the manual and UPC code 628208165125 is printed on the product's packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Family Leisure, Pool and Spa Depot and other authorized dealers and online at Amazon, Doheny Enterprise, Target, Walmart and other websites from June 2016 through July 2016 for between $70 and $80. The alarms were also provided at no cost as part of a pool package.
Importer/Distributor: SmartPool LLC, of Lakewood, N.J.
Manufactured in: Hong Kong
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