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“Majestic 360” Floor Cleaner (Vacuum)

Starting date:
October 29, 2009
Posting date:
October 29, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Flammability Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500002132

Affected products

"Majestic 360" Floor Cleaner (Vacuum)

Product description

This recall involves the Majestic 360 floor cleaner, which is a black, canister-style vacuum with a powered floor tool. The words "Majestic 360" and "FilterQueen" are printed on a label on the unit.

Hazard identified

The wiring of the recalled cleaners can overheat, causing electrical arcing and melting, and posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these cleaners.

Number sold

Approximately 3,000 of the recalled floor cleaners were sold by various independent distributors across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled cleaners were sold from September 2004 to August 2006.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
HMI Industries Inc.
Strongsville
Ohio
UNITED STATES
Tel: 1-800-566-5606

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled floor cleaners and contact HMI Industries to arrange for a free repair at an authorized repair centre.

For more information, consumers may contact HMI Industries at 1-800-566-5606 between 9 AM to 5 PM ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's web site.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority web site.