Pool Drain Cover Recall Notice!

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission recalls one million drain covers

On May 26, 2011; the American Camp Association received important information from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission regarding recalls of one million pool and spa drain covers:

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.  The products were recalled because the CPSC determined that they were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover and could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers.  The manufacturer's will provide a free replacement or retrofit depending on model and make.

  • Name of Product: Pool and spa drain covers
  • Units: About 1 million
  • Manufacturers:
    • A&A Manufacturing, of Phoenix, Ariz.;
    • AquaStar Pool Products Inc., of San Diego, Calif.;
    • Color Match Pool Fittings, of Surprise, Ariz.;
    • Custom Molded Products, of Tyrone, Ga.;
    • Hayward Pool Products, of Elizabeth, N.J.;
    • Pentair Water Pool and Spa, of Sanford, N.C.;
    • Rising Dragon USA, of E. Sweetwater, Tenn.; and
    • Waterway Plastics, of Oxnard, Calif.
Additional Clarification: For additional information, pool owners should contact the Drain Cover Recall Hotline toll-free at (866) 478-3521 any time, or visit the Drain Cover Recall website at www.apsp.org/draincoverrecall

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