Larry Mitchell, Texas Realtor, ABR, CRS, GRI, VLB

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Source: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

InSinkEratorName of product: InSinkErator Single Outlet SinkTop Switches

Hazard: Water can get into the power module, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: March 6, 2018

Units: About 1,400,000 (In addition, about 28 were sold in Canada)

Recall Description: This recall involves InSinkErator Single Outlet SinkTop Switches. The air activated switch mounts to the sink or countertop and is an alternative to the traditional wall switch for a garbage disposal. The model numbers are 76703, STS-SOSN, 78251 and 74300, and can be found on the back of the power module.  InSinkErator is written on the front of the power module. The switches were sold with a chrome, white, or satin nickel button/bezel as an accessory for garbage disposals.  Garbage disposals activated by a wall switch are not affected by this recall.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled switches and contact InSinkErator for a free SinkTop switch replacement.

Incidents/Injuries: InSinkErator has received 40 reports of water causing overheating damage to the power module and outlet beneath the sink.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: The switches were sold between 2005 and October 2017 at home improvement stores, online websites and through plumbing contractors and outlets for between about $50 and $90.

Recall number: 18-116

Consumer Contact: InSinkErator toll-free at 855-215-5695 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.insinkerator.com and click on “Safety Notice”, or  insinkeratorsafetynotice.expertinquiry.com for more information.