Sump pumps installed without ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection can pose an electric shock or electrocution hazard if touched by the consumer.
 
The recall involves Goulds, Red Jacket and Bell & Gossett Pumps used in residential applications to pump wastewater and sewage. The pumps are sky blue or red and are branded Goulds, Red Jacket or Bell & Gossett. These pumps were installed in new construction or as replacement pumps between December 2009 and July 2010.
 
The recalled models are: 
  • Goulds ST, PE, PS, PV, GWP, SDSST
  • Red Jacket RSC, REP, RWW, RVW, RWP, RSDSST
  • Bell & Gossett SC, 1EC, 2WC and 2VW, MWP and MSDS
 
The pumps were sold through Goulds, Red Jacket and Bell & Gossett distributors in the US from December 2009 to July 2010 for between US$280–700.
 
There are no reported incidents or injuries involving the pumps.
 
The pumps were manufactured in the US and the accompanying cord was manufactured in China.
 
Consumers are advised that if they purchased a sump pump between December 2009 and July 2010 and it is sky blue or red, they should not touch the pump, the water around the pump or the floor surrounding the pump, and that they should contact ITT Water Technology toll-free at (866) 325-4204. A technician will replace or repair affected pumps.