ESA Warns of Unapproved Deprivation Tanks and Electrical Equipment Used by Float Escape Inc. in Ontario

March 4, 2024 — The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is notifying the public about unsafe Deprivation Tanks used for floatation therapy. These products are unapproved and have not been tested for compliance with any Canadian electrical safety standards.

Name of Product: Deprivation Tanks (and related various electrical equipment such as pumps, water heaters and control panels).

Models: Unknown – may be branded “Dreampod” cabins, as per Float Escape’s description and illustrations published on the company website.

two white deprivation tanks
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Used by: Float Escape Inc., 13237 Yonge St., Unit B5, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4E 1B6 (last known address in 2023)

Manufactured in: Unknown

Country of Origin: Unknown

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Direction: Potential visitors should avoid the use of facilities offered by Float Escape Inc.  These and other similar unapproved floatation therapy tanks may pose an electrical shock, serious injury, and possibly cause death. They may also pose a fire hazard.

If you become aware of these unapproved types of floatation therapy products and equipment, report it to ESA Product Safety via our Product Safety Reporting Form.