Name of product: PowerStream Power Supply Units for Air Sensors
Recall date: February 14, 2019
Recall number: 19-064
Units: About 4,200 sold in the United States (in addition, about 172 were sold in Canada)
Hazard: The power supplies can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Description: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power supplies and contact PurpleAir for instructions on how to obtain a replacement power supply.
Consumer Contact: PurpleAir LLC toll-free at 800-474-0696 from 9 am to 5 pm Mountain Time Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.purpleair.com/recall for more information.
Sold at: Online at www.purpleair.com and as free giveaways in communities from October 2017 to August 2018 for about $230 to $260.
Manufacturer(s): HK Anenerge Co., Ltd, of Guangdong Province, China
Importer(s): PowerStream Technology, of Orem, Utah
Manufactured in: China