Remotec Dimming Switch Module Recall [US]


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US/Washington: 5366 - RemotecDimmingSwitchModuleVivint recalls approximately 213,000 Remotec Dimming Switch Modules due to electric shock hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/NFOCt

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2015/Vivint-Recalls-Remotec-Dimming-Switch-Modules/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Vivint’s Remotec Plug-In Dimming and On/Off Switch Module, model ZDS-100US.

The recalled Switch Modules were sold separately or in home automation alarm systems that remotely control lighting and home appliances and act as a repeater that amplifies wireless signals. The off-white module plugs into the wall and measures approximately 5 inches long at the top and 4 inches long at the bottom, 2.45 inches high at the center and 1.39 inches wide at bottom.

The device has electric outlets on both ends and signal strength indicators at the top. Recalled Modules have the first four digits of the serial numbers ranging from “1115” through “1440”. The brand, Remotec, as well as the model and serial numbers are printed in black on the rear of the Dimming Switch Module.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. An additional variations of the recalled Module is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the Module wiring is incorrectly installed, posing a shock hazard to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Dimming Switch Modules, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Vivint Inc. immediately for instructions for a free replacement module. Vivint is also contacting consumers directly.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at 1-855-759-8189 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.vivint.com and clicking on Product Recall link for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-733
Recalls Direct RIN: 5366-2015
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