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: Air movers/blowers
Units: About 53,000
Manufacturer: EDIC, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Hazard: The air mover/blower's internal electrical capacitor can fail and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: EDIC is aware of four incidents involving fires that resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves air movers/blowers that are used to dry floors in homes and other buildings. "Aqua Dri" is printed on the top of some of the air movers. Model "3004AD" or model "3004ADxxx" (with additional letters) is printed on the serial number plate on the back of the units. Model numbers with "N" are not included in this recall. The air movers' plastic housing measures about 18 inches high by 18 inches long by 18 inches deep and has a 25-foot yellow electrical cord.
Sold to: Flood remediation contractors and other service professionals nationwide from January 2003 through September 2011 for between $160 and $285.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Users should immediately stop using the recalled air movers/blowers and contact EDIC for a free repair kit to be installed by users.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888) 289-8720 between 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by fax at (323) 667-0144, by email at email@example.com or visit the firm's website at www.EDIC-USA.com