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Kaz recalls Stinger Insect Zappers

The insect kill grid can detach inside the housing, posing a shock hazard

Photo source: CPSC
Kaz USA of Marlborough, Mass., is recalling about 72,000 Stinger Insect Zappers.

The insect kill grid can detach inside the housing, posing a shock hazard.

The firm has received three reports of units exhibiting internal grid detachment. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Stinger BK series Insect Zapper electric insect/mosquito zapper including the Stinger Insect Zapper (Model BK 110v3), the Stinger 3-in-1 Insect Zapper (Model BK310v3) and the Stinger 5-in-1 Insect & Mosquito Zapper (Model BK510v3).

The zappers are black or gray plastic and stand or hang vertically, are about 19 inches high and 6 inches wide and require an extension cord to operate outside.

The recalled models have codes ending in YTG and Made in China printed on the silver label on the bottom of the product.

Model Number

Product Name

BK510v3 (ULG510YTG)

Stinger 5-in-1 Insect & Mosquito Zapper

BK310v3 (ULG310YTG)

Stinger 3-in-1 Insect Zapper

BK110v3 (ULG110YTG)

Stinger Insect Zapper

The zappers, manufactured in China, were sold at Home Depot, Ace Hardware, other stores nationwide, and online from April through August 2018, for between $30 and $80.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Stinger Insect Zappers, unplug them, and contact Kaz to return the product for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Kaz toll-free at (888) 480-2880 from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.Kaz.com or www.stingerproducts.com and click on “Recall Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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