22E096 Vehicle Deodorizer May Overheat – ScentLok OZ OZ20

November 17, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22E096000

Vehicle Deodorizer May Overheat

A deodorizer that overheats increases the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22E096

Manufacturer ScentLok Technologies

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 16,667

 

Summary

ScentLok Technologies (ScentLok) is recalling certain OZ OZ20 vehicle deodorizers, part numbers 82913 and 4150390. The vehicle deodorizer may overheat.

 

Remedy

Nexus Outdoors (ScentLok Parent Company) will replace the deodorizers, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed in November 2022. Owners may contact Nexus Outdoors at 231-220-1600 or by email at recall@nexus-outdoors.com. ScentLok’s numbers for this recall are 82913 and 4150390.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

 


SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

ATTENTION ALL PURCHASERS AND USERS OF THE FOLLOWING  OZ20 VEHICLE DEODORIZER.

Nexus Outdoors, Inc. is in the process of initiating a voluntary recall of the OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer. Potential exists for the unit to overheat when in use, possibly resulting in melting or fire.

What to do next?

  • Stop using the OZ20 immediately. We are asking all consumers to return all affected units. This recall only affects purchases that occurred with product numbers 82913 or 4150390 on the back side of the housing unit or on the UPC sticker located on the back of the original packaging.
  • Note: To determine if the unit you have is affected by this recall, identify the product number on the back side of the unit below:

Product number 82913

Product number 4150390

Nexus Outdoors, Inc. will provide information on how to return the original affected unit and obtain replacement unit at no cost to the consumer.

Start your ScentLok OZ20 recall process here!

Click on the image above (or type https://scentlok.com/safety-recall-notice into your search bar) to begin the return process.  Please make sure your pop-up blocker is turned off, and that you are using your computer and not your phone.

What if I bought them from another person?   If you bought an OZ20 from someone other than Nexus Outdoors, Inc., contact recall@nexus-outdoors.com to receive your printable label.

 


October 12, 2022

Nexus Outdoors
1731 Wierengo Drive
Muskegon, MI 49442
recall@nexus-outdoors.com

Nexus Outdoors, Inc. Recalls OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Muskegon, Michigan, October 24, 2022 – Nexus Outdoors, Inc. (“Nexus Outdoors”) announced today it is voluntarily initiating a product safety recall on specific models of the “SCENTLOK” brand OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer due to potential safety issues.  In certain instances, the OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer can overheat, which may result in the unit melting and/or causing a fire hazard.  Nexus Outdoors has reported no injuries or deaths have resulted from this product to date.

This RECALL only applies to OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer products with model numbers 82913 and 4150390, which sold at scentlok.com and numerous outdoors retailers starting in January of 2018.  The recalled units can be identified by model numbers printed on the unit (as shown in images below).  OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer MSRP was $39.99.

Product number 82913

Product number 4150390

Customers who own a recalled OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer unit should immediately stop use. Please contact us by email at recall@nexus-outdoors.com or by calling +1 (231)-200-1600 (Monday through Friday 8:00 AM-4:30 PM EST).  Customers will receive a pre-paid shipping label for returning the recalled unit back to Nexus Outdoors.  A new replacement unit will be shipped free of charge back to customers.

 


Name of Product:

ScentLok Oz20

 

Hazard:

Potential exists for unit to overheat when in use, possibly resulting in melting or fire.

 

Remedy:

Replace

 

Recall Date:

October 12, 2022

 

Units:

16,667

 

Consumer Contact

Nexus Outdoors at 231-220-1600 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; or email at recall@nexus-outdoors.com or online at https://scentlok.com/safety-recall-notice or https://www.scentlok.com and click “Safety Recall Notice” for more information.

 

Recall Details Description:

This recall involves OZ20 Vehicle Deodorizer with product numbers 82913 or 4150390. The product number is located on the back side of the housing unit or on the UPC sticker located on the back of the original packaging.

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled OZ20 and contact the manufacturer for instructions on returning the recalled products at no cost to the consumer.  The manufacturer will replace the unit at no cost to the consumer. Nexus Outdoors, Inc. is contacting all known purchasers directly.

 

Incidents/Injuries:

Nexus Outdoors, Inc. has received four reports of a units overheating. No injuries have been reported.

 

Sold At:

  • Online at www.scentlok.com from June 2018 through March 2020 for $29.99-$34.99.
  • Retailers: Various

 

Distributor(s):

Nexus Outdoors, Inc., of Muskegon, Michigan.

 

Manufactured In:

China

 


1 Affected Product

Equipment

BRAND PART NO. PRODUCTION DATES
OZ OZ20

 


5 Associated Documents

Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22E096-0981.pdf 3725.904KB

RCSB-22E096-0981

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22E096-7539.pdf 647.088KB

RCAK-22E096-7539

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22E096-6713.PDF 213.663KB

RCLRPT-22E096-6713

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22E096-5871.pdf 3724.182KB

RCSB-22E096-5871

 


Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22E096-8919.pdf 4778.126KB

RCSB-22E096-8919

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22E096&docType=RCL

 


 

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