Oreck Discover Upright Vacuums Recalled by TTI Floor Care Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

Oreck has announced a product recall for its Discover Upright Vacuums, models UK30500 and UK30500PC, due to a potential electrical shock hazard. The recall affects approximately 6,200 units of the impacted vacuums, which were sold between September 2022 and September 2023 for about $600.

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Recalled Oreck Discover Upright Vacuum

Potential Risks or Issues

  • The vacuum’s electric cord plug prong can detach and remain in an electrical outlet when the vacuum is unplugged.
  • This poses an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

Has Anyone Been Injured?

No injuries have been reported. However, the firm has received 41 reports of a prong detaching from its plug.

About the Recall

This recall involves models UK30500 and UK30500PC of the Oreck Discover Upright Vacuum. Impacted vacuums also have serial numbers that begin with AJ2226, AJ2227, AJ2228, AJ2229, AJ2230, AJ2231, and AJ2232. The model and serial number are printed on a silver data label on the bottom of the vacuum. The vacuum is silver and black with “Oreck” and “Discover” printed on the front.

Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product

The model and serial number can be found on a silver data label on the bottom of the vacuum.

How Many Units Are Affected?

Approximately 6,200 units of the Oreck Discover Upright Vacuums are affected by this recall.

Affected Batch/Date Range

The impacted vacuums were sold between September 2022 and September 2023.

Who is the Distributor(s)?

The distributor of the recalled vacuums is Royal Appliance Mfg. Co., d/b/a TTI Floor Care North America, of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Places Where Recalled Product was Sold

  • Independent Oreck dealers nationwide
  • Online at www.acmetools.com
  • Online at www.amazon.com
  • Online at www.homedepot.com
  • Online at www.oreck.com

Where was This Manufactured?

The Oreck Discover Upright Vacuums were manufactured in China.

Actions for Consumers

Consumers who have purchased the recalled vacuums should immediately stop using them. They are advised to contact Oreck or their local Oreck dealer for instructions on how to obtain a free repair. To locate the nearest authorized dealer, consumers can visit “Find Your Local Store” at www.oreck.com.

Remedy Process

  • Stop using the recalled vacuums.
  • Contact Oreck or local Oreck dealer for repair instructions.
  • Visit www.oreck.com to find the nearest authorized dealer.
  • Obtain a free repair.

Additional Information

For more information about the Oreck Discover Upright Vacuums recall, consumers can visit www.oreck.com/pages/recall or www.oreck.com and click on “Product Recall” at the bottom of the page.

Regulatory Compliance

This product recall is being conducted in compliance with the regulations of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?

To protect yourself from potential electrical shock hazards, it is important to check for product recalls regularly. Stay informed about the products you own and follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer or distributor in the event of a recall.

Final Thought

Ensuring the safety of consumers is of utmost importance, and Oreck has taken the necessary steps to address the potential electrical shock hazard associated with the Discover Upright Vacuums. By promptly stopping the use of the recalled vacuums and following the remedy process, consumers can protect themselves and prevent any potential accidents.