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Rexair recalls Rainbow SRX vacuums

The vacuum 's circuit board can spark, posing fire and burn hazards

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Rexair of Troy, Mich., is recalling nearly 43,000 Rainbow SRX vacuums sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The vacuum 's circuit board can spark, posing fire and burn hazards.

There have been two reports of the SRX vacuum catching fire. No injuries have been reported.

This recall covers only the Rainbow SRX water-based filtration vacuum cleaner with model number RHCS19 Type 120 and a Serial Number that falls within the range 22003399 through 22077889.

The vacuum is predominantly black with blue trim and rubber trim around the base. The “SRX” logo is located on the right and left front panels of the vacuum. There is a clear water basin at the base of the vacuum.

The vacuums, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at independent authorized Rainbow distributors nationwide to consumers from June 2019, through June 2020, for about $3,200.

What to do

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using their affected SRX vacuum and contact an authorized Rainbow distributor for a free repair.

Consumers may contact the authorized distributor listed on the SRX sales receipt, or locate the nearest authorized distributor by entering the SRX vacuum’s serial number into the distributor locator found on the Rexair website or contact Rexair toll-free at (833) 940-2775 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (ET) for more information.

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