Pool Drain Cover Recall
On May 26, 2011 the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with
the firms named below, announced a voluntary recall of consumer products.
According to the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals this is a limited recall.
The majority of inground pools and spas are not affected by the recall.
The following manufacturers, in cooperation with The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer pool and spa drain covers. Read the CPSC press release here and click here to read the Notice to Associations. There are approximately 6.2 million residential and public inground pools and inground spas. This recall will affect less than 5 percent of these installations. For more facts about the recall, click here.
Consumers with one of these drain covers in their pool or spa, and builders, installers or service companies who have installed any of these drain covers should refer to the manufacturer website's below for recall information. The Drain Cover Recall Hotline, at (866) 478-3521, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Model Information (websites)
|A&A||www.aamfg.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|AquaStar||www.aquastarpoolproducts.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr.2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|Color Match||www.poolfittings.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|Custom Molded Products||www.c-m-p.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|Hayward Pool Products||www.hayward-pool.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|Pentair Water Pool & Spa||www.pentairpool.com||June 2009 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|Rising Dragon||www.risingdragonplastics.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
|Waterway||www.waterwayplastics.com||Dec. 2008 - Apr. 2011||Replacement or Retrofit|
Several other manufacturers have recalled drain covers as well. For a complete list of the manufacturers, go to cpsc.gov.
Mike the Poolman
705 East Bidwell Street, 2-299 Folsom, California 95630