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Southwire Recalls Voltage Detectors Due to Shock and Burn Hazards

-- 06/03/2016

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Units About 1.2 million (in addition, 3,640 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves Southwire non-contact voltage detectors with model numbers 40110N and 40120N. Voltage detectors alert users to the presence of electric current running through electrical wires. The recalled voltage detectors are cylindrical shaped, about six inches long and about two inches in circumference. They are brownish gold in color with a black center insert. “Southwire,” the model number and the CE and UL listing symbols are printed on the voltage detectors. They have red LED lights to indicate the presence of live electric current. Model 40110N detects voltage from 100 to 1,000 VAC. Model 40120N detects voltage from 24 to 1,000 VAC. Incidents/Injuries Southwire is aware of one report of an incident of a false reading by the voltage detector. The consumer received an electrical shock and fell off a ladder. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled voltage detectors and contact Southwire for instructions on returning them for a free replacement voltage detector. Sold at Lowe’s and other home and hardware stores nationwide and online at lowes.com and other websites from June 2013 through February 2016 for about $15. Manufacturer(s) Southwire Company LLC, of Carrollton, Ga. Manufactured in China



Broan-NuTone Recalls Ventilation Fans Due to Fire Hazard

-- 06/01/2016

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Units About 450 in U.S. (in addition, 200 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves L500 series fans designed to circulate air in and out of a home or building. The fans were sold in nine brands and have the model information printed on the specification label affixed to the blower assembly. Fans included in the recall are:



Rheem Recalls to Repair Water Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

-- 05/27/2016

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Recall Details Units About 54,000 Description This recall involves Rheem brand “Performance Platinum” electric water heaters in 40, 50 and 80 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are gray and have the “Performance Platinum” Rheem logo decal on the front above the thermostat control panel. The water heaters have a rating plate near the bottom of the unit with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number. Recalled water heaters have the following model number and have a serial number within the following ranges:



Water Heating Technologies Recalls Gas Water Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

-- 05/25/2016

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Recall Details Units About 14,400 Description This recall involves Water Heating Technologies “American Standard” gas water heaters. The model numbers included in the recall begin with GN and GSN. The water heaters are white with an “American Standard” logo printed on the front. The model number is printed on a label on the side of the water heater. The water heaters were sold in 30, 40 and 50 gallon capacities. A complete list of models and serial numbers can be found on the firm’s website at http://www.americanstandardwaterheaters.com/recall/. Incidents/Injuries None reported Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the gas water heaters and call Water Heating Technologies to arrange for a service technician to inspect, repair or replace the water heater free of charge. Sold at Plumbing contractors nationwide from May 2015 through February 2016 for between $400 and $820. Importer(s) Water Heating Technologies Corp., of Pomona, Calif. Manufactured in Mexico



Goodman Company Expands Recall of Air Conditioning and Heating Units Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

-- 02/19/2016

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Units About 5,300 (In addition, about 233,500 PTAC units were recalledin August 2014.) Description This recall involves Amana, Century, Comfort-Aire, Goodman and York International-branded Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps (PTAC), and Amana-branded Room Air Conditioners (RAC). The units are rated 230/208 volt, 3.5 kW and are most often installed through the walls of hotels, motels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces to provide room climate control. The RAC units are installed through the walls or windows of the same types of properties. The recalled units are beige and have serial numbers ranging from 0701009633 through 0804272329. The brand name is located on the unit’s front cover. The serial number is located on the label found by lifting the front cover of PTAC units or the grille of RAC units. Additionally, any PTAC and RAC units that have a beige power cord labeled with a four-digit date code in the MMYY format and ending in 06 or 07, or ranging from 0108 through 1808 are included in this recall. Incidents/Injuries Goodman has received approximately 10 reports of PTACs catching on fire, including four involving property damage. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the air conditioning and heating units and call the number listed for your brand or go to www.amana-ptac.com to request a free replacement power cord. Non-commercial owners will receive free installation of the power cord and inspection of the PTAC control board for damages. If the control board has been damaged by the recalled power cord, non-commercial owners will also receive a free installation of a replacement control board. Commercial owners are being contacted directly and will install the power cord and inspect the control board. If the control board has been damaged by the recalled power cord, Goodman will provide a new control board for commercial owners to install. Recalled RAC units do not have a control board. Sold at Goodman and heating and cooling equipment dealers nationwide from January 2007 through June 2008 for between $700 and $1,000. Importer(s) Goodman Company, L.P. of Houston, Texas Manufactured in United States



CE North America Recalls Fan Heaters Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Bed Bath & Beyond

-- 02/06/2016

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Units About 28,000 in the United States (in addition, about 260 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves KUL small, black portable fan heaters. The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. The fan heater measures about 9 inches long by 5 inches wide by 10.5 inches tall. The fans weigh about two pounds. An adhesive label is on the bottom of the heater with model number “KU39229” and “Date: 0515” in the lower right-hand corner. Incidents/Injuries CE North America has received four reports of the fan heaters overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fan heaters and contact CE North America for instructions on returning the recalled heaters with a prepaid shipping label. The firm will issue a refund check upon receipt of the returned fan heaters. Sold exclusively at Bed, Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com from August 2015 through October 2015 for about $20. Importer(s) CE North America LLC, of Miami, Fla. Manufactured in China



Harbor Freight Tools Recalls Cordless Drills Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

-- 12/04/2015

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Units About 1.7 million units Description This recall involves Drill Master 18-volt cordless drills with item number 68239 and item number 68287. The drills are black with a red switch and were sold with an 18 volt rechargeable battery pack. Item number 68239 was sold individually and item number 68287 was sold as part of a kit, which included a flashlight. The flashlight is not included in the recall. The item number is located on a black label on the right side of the drill, just beneath the serial number. Drills with item number 69651 and item number 69652 are not included in the recall. Incidents/Injuries Harbor Freight Tools has received 25 reports of the drill switch overheating, including six reports of burns to the hands and fingers, and five reports of minor property damage. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and return the unit to the nearest Harbor Freight Tools store to receive a replacement drill. Sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, Harbor Freight Tools catalog, and online at www.harborfreight.com between May 2011 and September 2015 for about $35 for item number 68239 and $46 for item number 68287. Importer(s) Harbor Freight Tools, of Camarillo, Calif. Manufactured in China



STIHL Recalls Edgers, Trimmer/Brushcutters, Pole Pruners and KombiMotors Due to Fire Hazard

-- 11/13/2015

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Units About 140,000 (in addition, about 16,000 were sold in Canada) Description This recall involves STIHL edgers with model number FC 56 C, trimmer/brushcutters with model numbers FS 40 C, FS 50 C, FS 56 C and FS 56 RC, pole pruners with model number HT 56 C and KombiMotors with model number KM 56 RC. The model number is located on the starter cover at the rear of the engine. The engine size is about 28 cc. The products are gray and orange with “STIHL” on the engine cover. The serial number range for all of the recalled units is 501830112 through 504083576. The serial number is located on the label on the bottom of the engine. Incidents/Injuries STIHL Inc. has received 319 reports of the fuel tank vents coming loose and fuel leaking. No fires or injuries have been reported. Remedy Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to an authorized STIHL dealer for a free inspection and repair. Sold at Authorized STIHL dealers nationwide from November 2014 through September 2015 for between $200 and $400. Manufacturer(s) STIHL Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va. Manufactured in United States



GE Recalls Air Conditioning and Heating Units Due to Risk of Fire

-- 11/04/2015

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Units About 33,500 Description This recall involves GE Zoneline Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (PTAC) and heating units with listed serial numbers. These units are most often used in hotels, apartment buildings and commercial spaces. The GE logo is affixed to the control panel door. Units with the following models and serial numbers are included in this recall:



Philips Recalls Halogen Bulbs Due to Laceration and Burn Hazards

-- 09/11/2015

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Units About 370,000 Description This recall involves Philips 60W PAR 16 120V halogen bulbs manufactured from November 2013 to March 2015. Date codes that represent the month and year of production are painted on the bulb glass along with “PHILIPS Halogena PAR 16,” “China” and “60W/120/V.” Recalled bulb date codes include:



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