Victory Innovations Recalls Electrostatic Sprayers

Fire and Explosion Hazards

On February 3, 2021, The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall for approximately 405,000 Victory Innovations and Protexus electrostatic sprayers with lithium-ion battery packs.

Description: This recall involves Victory Innovations and Protexus-branded cordless handheld and backpack electrostatic sprayers used to disinfect surfaces. They come with a nozzle, nozzle wrench, tank, lithium-ion battery pack and a battery pack charger. The Victory Innovations cordless sprayers have a green and white exterior. The Victory Innovations logo appears on the front, or the side of the green and white sprayers and model VP-20A or VP-20B appears on the battery pack. The Protexus logo appears on the front, or the side of the black and white sprayers and model PX20A or PX20B appears on the battery back. Battery packs on recalled units have visible screw heads and a case with no parting lines.

Hazard: The sprayer’s rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack can overheat and melt, posing a risk of the product catching fire and/or exploding.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sprayers, remove the battery pack and dispose of it in accordance with local laws for the disposal of lithium-ion batteries, and contact Victory Innovations for a free replacement battery pack, including shipping.

Incidents/Injuries: Victory Innovations has received 37 reports of the lithium-ion battery pack in the electrostatic sprayers overheating, catching on fire or exploding, some of which resulted in property damage.
No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Chemical and cleaning supply distributors nationwide and online at Amazon, SupplyWorks (Home Depot Pro Institutional) and Staples from January 2016 through November 2020 for between $100 and $150.

Importer: Victory Innovations, of Twinsburg, Ohio

Manufactured In: China

Recall Number: 21-073

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