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Hong Kong China Electric Appliance Manufacture Co Ltd. recalls Harbor Breeze Belleisle Bay Ceiling Fan

Starting date:
December 15, 2014
Posting date:
December 15, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-42891

Affected products

Harbor Breeze Belleisle Bay Brushed Nickel Finish Ceiling Fan

Product description

This recall involves the Harbor Breeze Belleisle Bay 52-inch (132-centimetre) ceiling fan in a brushed nickel finish with three blades, which comes with a remote control. It can be identified by model number 40120, item number 0424485, and UPC 671961402105, which can be found on the product packaging. Affected products were sold prior to December 1, 2014.

This product can also be identified by its model number listed on the certification label (Model: M52-3B/2LCR4E) found on the brushed nickel base of the product, that houses the motor.

Hazard identified

Blades from the fan can crack and break off during use, posing a potential impact hazard to consumers.

Hong Kong China Electric Appliance Manufacture Co Ltd. has received six reports of blades breaking during use, however no injuries were reported.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries involving the fans.

Number sold

Approximately 4,626 units of the affected ceiling fans were sold at Lowe's stores across Canada and online at Lowes.ca.

Time period sold

The affected ceiling fans were sold from March 2013 to December 1, 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Hong Kong China Electric Appliance Manufacture Co Ltd.
Hong Kong
CHINA
Importer
Lowe's Companies Canada, ULC
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected ceiling fans and contact the manufacturer's Customer Service Line for free replacement blades. Instructions for the removal of the existing blades and the installation of the replacements blades will be provided.

For more information and to obtain replacement parts, consumers may contact the manufacturer's dedicated customer service line toll-free at 1-800-643-0067 between 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. EST Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.