Paramount Pool & Spa System Recalls Certain Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Rating; Covers Pose Possible Entrapment Hazard to Swimmers

he recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover.

Recall date: May 26, 2011
Recall number: 11-739

Recall Summary

Name of product:

MDX Pool and Spa 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, contact Paramount Pool & Spa Systems at (800) 621-5886 between 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday. The firm is contacting its customers directly.

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Recall Details

Units

30 units distributed in the U.S. with an estimated 25 installed

Description

The recall involves one pool and spa drain cover, Model MDX, (sold after 12/18/2008). Markings on the cover will indicate MDX logo, a maximum flow rating of 64 GPM, ASME A112.19.8 - 2007, VGB 2008 and include the USPC Shield.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Pool owners/operators and consumers who have one of the recalled pool or spa drain covers should immediately contact Paramount to receive a replacement cover.

Sold through

Professional pool and spa builders and installers

Manufacturer(s)

Paramount Pool & Spa Systems, of Chandler, Ariz.

Manufactured in

United States