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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 13, 2504
Release # 05-011
Little Giant Recall Hotline: (888) 271-1369
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, Little Giant Pump Co. Announce Recall of Cooler Pumps
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces
the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below.
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless
Name of product: Evaporative Cooler Pumps
Units: About 150,000
Manufacturer: Little Giant Pump Company, Oklahoma City, OK
Hazard: The motor caps on the cooler pumps are not made with flame-
retardant material and an internal electrical failure can ignite the
cap, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 26 reports of pump fires with
two incidents involving property damage.
Description: The recalled pumps circulate water in evaporative coolers
which cool the air in a room or building through the evaporation of
water. The recalled units have a light blue motor cap and include the
following model and item numbers, which can be found on a label on the
Model # Item #
CP1 - 115 540005
CP1 - 230 540015
CP2 - 115 541005
CP2 - 230 541015
CP3 - 115 542005
CP3 - 230 542015
Units with beige motor caps are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Industrial/HVAC distributors and hardware stores sold the pumps
from February 2003 through August 2004 for between $35 and $85.
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