Jason International Has Recalled Air-Whirlpool BathsOct 29, 2002 | Safetyalerts.com Jason International Inc. has recalled about 800 Jason AirMasseur™ and Air Whirlpool Baths. Air baths release heated bubbles into the water. A heating element on these baths can fail to shut off, posing a fire hazard.
Jason has received one report of a fire involving one of these baths, which resulted in minor damage. No injuries have been reported.
The baths were sold under the brand name Jason AirMasseur™ and Air-Whirlpool Baths, which is written on the bath's control keypad. They have a serial number located on the underside of the bath that can be viewed by removing the equipment access panel. Consumers must check with the firm to determine if their bath is included in the recall.
Plumbing distributors and kitchen and bath showrooms sold these baths nationwide from January 2002 through September 2002 for about $3,000.