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Ceiling Fans Recalled by Westinghouse Lighting Due to Shock and Fire Hazards




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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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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: Ceiling Fans

Units: About 7,000

Importer: Westinghouse Lighting Corp., of Philadelphia, Pa.

Hazard: The two 60-watt light bulbs included with the ceiling fans exceed the fan's maximum wattage, which can cause the ceiling fans to overheat or fail. This poses fire and shock hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The following Westinghouse Lighting ceiling fans with 24, 30 and 42-inch diameter blades are included in this recall. "Westinghouse" is printed on the fan's ceiling canopy. The item number is printed on the fan's motor housing.

Item Number Description Photo
72243 24-inch ceiling fan
gun metal finish with opal-frosted light kit
6 blades (black/graphite color)
78631 24-inch ceiling fan
chrome finish with opal-frosted light kit
6 blades (dark wood/beech color)
72245 30-inch ceiling fan
espresso finish with opal-frosted light kit
3 blades (espresso/dark cherry color)
78763 30-inch ceiling fan
chrome finish with opal-frosted light kit
3 blades (dark wood/beech color)
78764 42-inch ceiling fan
gun metal finish with opal-frosted light kit
3 blades (black/graphite color)

Sold by: Home improvement and hardware stores, home centers and electrical product suppliers nationwide and online at www.amazon.com from January 2011 through January 2012 for between $135 and $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fans and contact Westinghouse Lighting for two free replacement 40-watt light bulbs.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Westinghouse Lighting toll-free at (888) 417-6222 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.westinghouselighting.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12135.html
 
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