Anticimex Recalls Mini Devices due to Potential Safety Risk

Anticimex of Berkeley Heights, N.J., recalled over 2,750 SMART Connect Mini Devices due to potential safety risk.

The device’s power supply can overheat while charging and can cause the plastic enclosure to take off, posing fire and injury hazards.

This recall involves the SMART Connect Mini Devices, a device that serves as a communication hub that connects a system of digital pest control units.

The recalled device is a white, plastic-covered unit mounted to the wall. It is supposed to connect to a power source and wireless network by licensed pest control technicians.

The devices were manufactured in Thailand and installed as part of Anticimex’s pest control service monitoring.

The company urges consumers to immediately stop using the recalled devices and to not unplug their installed devices until they are contacted by Anticimex to schedule a removal appointment to provide further instructions.

The replacement and installation of the new device will be free of charge.

Anticimex will directly contact all known purchasers.

The firm has one report of a voltage regulator failure which resulted in battery cell failure in a device at an Anticimex facility.

There have been no reported injuries to date.

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