By Alyssa Dalton
June 07, 2011 – Milestone AV Technologies LLC has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled products immediately.
Product: Sanus Elements model ELM-205 Low-Profile Power Conditioner
Hazard: Improper grounding of the case and inadequate insulation for the circuit breaker poses an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Description/Models: This recall involves all Sanus Elements model ELM205 low-profile power conditioners or surge protectors made prior to December 2010 (Date codes: C1806090, C1805100). “SANUS ELEMENTS” is printed on the front of the unit and the model number and date codes are printed near the UL logo on the back.
Manufacturer: Rite-Tech Industrial Co., Ltd., of Taiwan
Importer: Milestone AV Technologies LLC, of Savage, MN
Units: Approximately 200 units have been sold to Canadian resellers/consumers between June 2009 through December 2010.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Milestone for a replacement product or refund. For additional information, contact Milestone toll-free at (877) 894-6280 between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s website at www.milestone.com/recall.