November 22, 2000The Morton Paper Co. Recalls
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), The Morton Paper
Co. is recalling about 4,500 desk fans.
The fans could overheat during use,
and do not have sufficient guards to prevent possible finger entrapment. These fans
present electrocution, shock, fire, and finger amputation hazards.
No injuries have been reported.
The desk fan being recalled is a 16-inch "PIONEER" brand. The desk fan is
labeled on its base "PIONEER, 16" DESK FAN, MADE IN TAIWAN".
Discount stores in the metropolitan
New York area sold these electric fans from April 1999 through June 2000 for about $20.
Consumers should stop using these fans immediately and return them to the store where
purchased for a full refund. For more information, call Morton Paper Co. collect at (718)
417-1717 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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