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Ceiling fans sold at Home Depot recalled because blades may spin off

Greater than 190,000 ceiling followers offered by Residence Depot are being recalled as a result of the blades might spin off whereas in use, probably injuring these close by.

The Hampton Bay 54-inch Mara Indoor/Out of doors followers had been offered in shops and on-line from April by way of October of this 12 months for about $150, in response to the recall discover posted by the U.S. Client Product Security Fee. About 182,000 of the followers had been offered within the U.S. and one other 8,800 had been offered in Canada, it stated.

King of Followers, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based distributor of the product — offered completely by Residence Depot — stated it had acquired 47 experiences of the product’s fan blades detaching, with no less than two customers hit by a blade and 4 cases of property injury.

The recalled followers got here in three finishes:

  • matte white (UPC No. 082392519186)
  • matte black (UPC No. 082392519193)
  • black (UPC No. 082392599195)
  • polished nickel UPC No. 082392599188).

Customers have been urged by the CPSC to cease utilizing the followers instantly, and to examine them for indicators of defects. Those that discover “blade motion or uneven gaps between the blades and fan physique” throughout inspection ought to contact King of Followers for a free substitute.

The difficulty doesn’t impression the entire China-made Mara 54-inch followers, in response to the corporate, which provided a hyperlink to a YouTube video displaying customers easy methods to decide if a fan is flawed and must be changed.

Customers can contact King of Followers for a substitute at (866) 433-1291, Monday by way of Friday, from 9 a.m. to five p.m. EST, or by e-mail at [email protected]

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