CPSC Recall - Issued 5/29/2014

Trident Recalls Ultraviolet Sanitation Systems for Pools Due to Fire Hazard

Manufacturer: Trident Ultraviolet Corp
Product: Trident Series 2 Ultraviolet Sanitation Systems for pools
Hazard: Electrical arcing can cause the units to catch fire, posing a fire hazard.
Injuries: There have been 38 reports of the sanitation systems melting and or catching fire, one burn injury to a consumer’s hand and about $23,000 in property damage reported.
Description: This recall involves all Trident Series 2 ultraviolet sanitation systems for pools. The sanitation systems are a gray tube that stands 32 inches high by 11 inches in diameter. They are plumbed into the pool’s water circulation pipes and plugged in or hard-wired into an electrical system. The pool’s water runs through the unit and is sanitized by ultraviolet lamps. This is a secondary sanitation system used in conjunction with chemical sanitizers such as chlorine or bromine. “Trident Ultraviolet Corporation,” “Series 2” and “UV Ultraviolet Sanitation System” are printed on a black label on the front of the units. “Trident Series 2 Ultraviolet Water Treatment System” and a series of letters for the date code are printed on a silver sticker on the units. Go to www.uvrecall.org to determine if the date code is included in the recall.
Remedy: Repair
Sold At: Pool companies nationwide from February 2009 through September 2013 for about $600.
Units: About 3,660
Consumer Contact: Trident toll-free at (855) 522-8200 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.uvrecall.org or email assistance@uvrecall.org.
Company Website: www.uvrecall.org