CPSC: Venmar Ventilation Air Exchangers Recalled for Fire Hazards

06/08/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Venmar Ventilation Inc., have voluntarily recalled air exchangers for fire hazards the product poses to consumers. The CPSC announced the product recall on June 8, 2011.

The product recall was issued after discovering that the motor in the air exchangers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

“This recall involves air exchangers sold under different brands that are used to circulate air in and out of the home. The metal air exchangers are painted blue or gray. Air exchangers included in the recall were manufactured from 1996 through 2001 and have brand and model information printed on the unit’s rating plate or on the side of the unit,” reported the CPSC.

The following brand names and model numbers are included in this product recall:

• Brand: Venmar

• Model: EA 20XXX, 41005, Air Exchanger

• Brand: Venmar AVS

• Model: 4100X

• Brand: vanEE

• Model: 1601510

• Brand: Flair

• Model: Flair41XXX

• Brand: Hush

• Model: Hush1601510

• Brand: Guardian by Broan

• Model: AE60

Consumers are advised to contact Venmar Ventilation to request a free inspection and repair by a Venmar field technician of your air exchanger.

For more information concerning the product recall, consumers can contact Venmar Ventilation toll-free at (866) 441-4645 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their website at www.venmar.ca.

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