Ceiling Fans Recalled by Westinghouse Lighting Due to Shock and Fire Hazards
Wed, 21 Mar 2012 19:45:00 GMT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Ceiling Fans
Units: About 7,000
Importer: Westinghouse Lighting Corp., of Philadelphia, Pa.
Hazard: The two 60-watt light bulbs included with the ceiling fans exceed the fan?s maximum wattage, which can cause the ceiling fans to overheat or fail. This poses fire and shock hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: The following Westinghouse Lighting ceiling fans with 24, 30 and 42-inch diameter blades are included in this recall. ?Westinghouse? is printed on the fan?s ceiling canopy. The item number is printed on the fan?s motor housing.
7224324-inch ceiling fangun metal finish with opal-frosted light kit6 blades (black/graphite color)
7863124-inch ceiling fanchrome finish with opal-frosted light kit6 blades (dark wood/beech color)
7224530-inch ceiling fanespresso finish with opal-frosted light kit3 blades (espresso/dark cherry color)
7876330-inch ceiling fanchrome finish with opal-frosted light kit3 blades (dark wood/beech color)
7876442-inch ceiling fangun metal finish with opal-frosted light kit3 blades (black/graphite color)
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