Time to once again check your equipment and see if these recalls are in your shop or truck. From Victory Innovations, Electrostatic Sprayers with Lithium-ion Battery Packs, and from DeWalt, a Cordless Kerosene Heater. Check out the details below, these have got to go back.

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Victory Innovations and Protexus Electrostatic Sprayers
Hazard: The sprayer’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack can overheat and melt, posing a risk of the product catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: February 3, 2021

Units: About 405,000

This recall involves Victory Innovations and Protexus-branded cordless handheld and backpack electrostatic sprayers used to disinfect surfaces.  They come with a nozzle, nozzle wrench, tank, lithium-ion battery pack and a battery pack charger.  The Victory Innovations cordless sprayers have a green and white exterior.  The Victory Innovations logo appears on the front or the side of the green and white sprayers and model VP-20A or VP-20B appears on the battery pack.  The Protexus logo appears on the front or the side of the black and white sprayers and model PX20A or PX20B appears on the battery back.  Battery packs on recalled units have visible screw heads and a case with no parting lines.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sprayers, remove the battery pack and dispose it in accordance with local laws for disposal of lithium-ion batteries, and contact Victory Innovations for a free replacement battery pack, including shipping.

For more pictures, click on the website CPSC.gov.



DeWALT® cordless kerosene forced-air heaters

Hazard: The heaters can re-start unexpectedly while in standby mode if the room temperature falls below the thermostat set point, posing fire and carbon monoxide poisoning hazards.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: February 3, 2021

Units: About 4,500

This recall involves DeWALT cordless kerosene forced-air heaters model number DXH90CFAK with serial numbers 340902-20001001 through 340902-20004000 and model number DXH90CFAKM with serial numbers 340901-20001001 through 340901-20001500. The heaters have a black tank/base, a yellow body and a gray combustion barrel. “DeWALT” and “90,000 BTU” are printed in yellow on the combustion barrel. The model number and serial number are located on the side panel opposite the controls.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact Enerco for a free replacement corded heater.

For more details, click on the website CPSC.gov.

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