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March 7,  2002

Hunter Fan Has Recalled Humidifiers
 

Memphis, TN (SafetyAlerts) - Hunter Fan Co. has recalled about 100,000 humidifiers. The motors in these humidifiers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Hunter Fan has received nine reports of the humidifiers' motors overheating, including one incident involving minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled humidifiers have the following model numbers and date codes, which can be found on a label located on the back of the motor/switch housing (see example of the label below):


Discount, hardware and lighting stores; wholesale clubs; home centers; catalogs; and various online stores sold these humidifiers nationwide from August 2000 through February 2002 for between $50 and $120.

Consumers should stop using these humidifiers and unplug them immediately. Consumers should call Hunter Fan at (800) 207-5982 anytime to arrange for a free repair or replacement. For more information, consumer can log on to the company's website at www.hunterfan.com

MODEL

SIZE

DATE CODE

DESCRIPTION

32500 CareFree

5 Gallon

15200 through 36500; 00101 through 36501; or 00102 through 06002

Light beige, made of plastic with a dark beige base, dark beige top vent and tinted water tank

33300 CareFree Plus

3 Gallon

15200 through 36500; 00101 through 36501; or 00102 through 06002

Light gray, made of plastic with dark gray top vent and dark gray base with a tinted water tank

33330 CareFree Plus

3.3 Gallon

15200 through 36500; 00101 through 36501; or 00102 through 06002

Light gray, made of plastic with dark gray top vent and dark gray base with a tinted water tank

33350 CareFree Plus

3.5 Gallon

15200 through 36500; 00101 through 36501; or 00102 through 06002

Light gray, made of plastic with dark gray top vent and dark gray base with a tinted water tank

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Did you know?
During 2000 there were over
1050 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.