Lawson Aquatics Recalls Certain Pool Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Rating; Covers Pose Possible Entrapment Hazard to Swimmers

The recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover, which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.

Recall date: May 26, 2011
Recall number: 11-740

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Pool drain covers

Hazard:

The recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover, which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.

Consumer Contact:

For more information, consumers should contact Lawson Aquatics at (800) 897-6160 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m ET Monday through Friday. Lawson Aquatics is contacting its customers directly.

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Recall Details

Units

About 11,940 (73 units distributed)

Description

The recall involves various pool and spa drain covers that can be identified by Lawson's name and model information on the cover. The recall involves covers with model numbers: MLD-FGD-1818, MLD-GOD-1818, MLD-SG-1818, FI-SG-181818, FI-SG-181824.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Pool owners/operators and consumers who have one of the recalled pool or spa drain covers should immediately contact the manufacturer to receive a replacement or retrofit, depending on their drain cover make and model.

Sold through

Independent distributors to professional pool and spa builders and installers.

Manufacturer(s)

Lawson Aquatics, of Naples, Fla.

Manufactured in

China