AutoPilot is recalling several of its salt chlorine generator models because they may pose a risk of fire.
The exterior cover for the wall-mounted power supply is not fire-resistant and has caused a couple of incidents, said Kim Guerra, marketing coordinator at Team Horner, which is the umbrella company for AutoPilot. No injuries have been reported.
At least 36,000 of the affected salt chlorine generators were sold between June 1, 2001, and June 1, 2005, the years that the recalled models were made.
In a salt chlorine generator, chlorine is created when ions in salt are passed over coated blades and charged with a low voltage dose of electricity.
The models covered by the manufacturer?s recall include the ST-36, ST-48, ST-60, ST-220, DIG-36, DIG-48, DIG-60 and DIG-220.
Operators using any of these models should call AutoPilot at 866.773.3266, or visit its Web site at www.autopilot.com.
AutoPilot will replace the nonflame resistant housing with self-extinguishing covers free of charge.