PhotoEcovent Corp., of Charlestown, Mass., is recalling about 600 Ecovent room sensors.


The cover can come off during normal use, exposing high voltage components and posing an electrical shock hazard.


The firm has received two incident reports of the faceplate falling off. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves the Ecovent Room Sensors, which plug into an electrical outlet, measure room temperature, humidity and barometric pressure. The unit also provides electrical outlets in the center of the device and USB ports on the sides.


“Ecovent,” model number “SS1,” part number “901-00001” and date numbers 4415-5215 and 0116-0916” are printed on a label on the back of the device.


The sensors, manufactured in China and the U.S., were sold Online at from December 2015, through April 2016, for between $100 and $150.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled units. Ecovent has contacted consumers via email and phone notifications, sent the replacement parts and provided return postage for affected parts. If consumers have not been notified, they should contact the firm.


Consumers may contact Ecovent toll-free at 855-777-0105 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (MT) Monday – through Friday or online at and click on “Legal” for more information.



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