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Sonic-Fusion Flossing Toothbrushes recalled for possible health risk

Posted at 4:10 PM, Jul 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-18 06:46:20-04

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Water Pik, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its Sonic-Fusion® flossing toothbrush because the charging base may overheat with localized melting and sparking, possibly causing fire, shock or burns.

The recall is applicable only to Sonic-Fusion® products. All other Waterpik® brand flossers and toothbrushes are not affected.

The following models have been recalled:

Name of Product    Model    Serial/Lot Numbers
Sonic-Fusion®    SF-01    SF01 17 06 01 through SF01 18 06 28
Sonic-Fusion®    SF-02    SF02 17 06 01 through SF01 18 06 28

3,800 units were affected.

The company says the toothbrushes were distributed between June 2017 and June 2018 in all U.S. states.

Consumers who have the affected units should stop using them, immediately unplug the unit, and return them to Water Pik, Inc.

To receive a product return kit, or for additional information, consumers should call 1-800-674-7718 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MDT, Monday through Friday or email at