More than 100,000 ceiling fans are being recalled because of faulty brackets connecting the fan blades. Other recalled consumer products include defective hard hats.
Here’s a more detailed look:
DETAILS: Seasons-branded 52-inch five-blade ceiling fans. The recalled fans were sold in white, brass, bronze, and brushed nickel finishes and have zero, one, three or four lights. Model numbers 269702, 269712, 269714, 269716, 269718, 269808, 269810, 269812, 269816, 269818, 269820 and 269822 are included in this recall. The model number is printed on a label on top of the motor housing. They were sold at HD Supply stores nationwide and at www.HDSupplySolutions.com from March 2016 through February 2018.
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WHY: The brackets connected to the fan blades can break and allow the blades to fall, posing an impact hazard.
INCIDENTS: 13 reports of a bracket breaking and allowing a fan blade to fall, including one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 144,000.
FOR MORE: Call HD Supply at 800-782-4154 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, send email to FMWarrantySolutions@hdsupply.com or visit www.HDSupplySolutions.com and click on Resources and then on Recall Information for more information.
DETAILS: Honeywell’s type 1 Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats. They were sold in a variety of different colors. The Fibre-Metal E2 hard hats have a manufacture date of April 2016, May 2016, December 2017 or January 2018. The North Peak A79 hard hats were manufactured from April 2016 through January 2018. Only North Peak A79 hard hats with mold identification number 4 are included on this recall. North by Honeywell, the mold identification number, and the manufacture date can be found on the underside of the hat’s brim. The date code is in a clock format: The numbers around the circle correspond to the 12 months of the year, the arrow points to the month of manufacture and the numbers on either side of the arrow represent the last two digits of the year. They were sold by industrial protective equipment distributors nationwide and www.Amazon.com and other websites from April 2016 through January 2018.
WHY: The hard hats can fail to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 82,500 in the U.S. and about 65,550 were sold in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Honeywell at 888-212-6903 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.honeywellsafety.com and click on Voluntary Product Recall for more information.