Recall Notice

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of Product: Patriot Power Generator 1500

Hazard: The battery originally sold with the generator can catch fire, posing fire hazards to the user.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the generator and contact the 4Patriots Customer Care Center for instructions on how to receive a free replacement.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Consumer Contact: 4Patriots Customer Care toll-free at 1-800-680-8504 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.[webaddress].com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Units: 2,200

Description: This recall involves all Patriot Power Generator 1500 electrical power backup units. The model name is printed on the side of the generator. The brand name “Patriot Power Generator” is printed on the front and left side of the unit. These generators are black or dark blue in color and measure approximately 18″ long x 10″ wide x 12″ high. The affected units were manufactured between November 1, 2014, and April 30, 2015. The serial number is printed on a sticker in the upper right hand portion of the back panel of the unit. Serial numbers for the affected units are within the following ranges:

Serial Numbers

U14040001 – U14041092

U14110001 – U14111092

Incidents/Injuries: Lekker has received 10 reports of customer-owned units that have either emitted smoke or caught fire. Two additional incidents occurred at the distributor’s facilities. No injuries have been reported.

Sold by: 4Patriots, LLC, at [WEBSITE] from November 2014 through April 2015 for approximately $2,000.00 each.

Importer/Distributor: Lekker, LLC of Lindon, Utah.

Manufactured in: China

About U.S. CPSC:

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: 301-504-7908

Spanish: 301-504-7800

Save