Emerson Air Comfort Products Recalls Tommy Bahama Outdoor Ceiling Fans Due to Risk of Injury

Brackets holding the fan blades in place can break and cause the blades to detach and fall.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: October 24, 2013
Recall number: 14-005
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Tommy Bahama® Outdoor Ceiling Fans

Hazard:

The brackets holding the fan blades can break and cause the blades to fall, posing a risk of injury to bystanders.

Consumer Contact:

Emerson Air Comfort Products toll-free at (866) 994-8759 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.emersonfans.com, then click on Recall Information for more information. 

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36043r-eng.php
Units

About 2,800 in the United States, 80 in Canada

Description

 

This recall involves Tommy Bahama brand 52-inch outdoor ceiling fans sold under the “The Copa Breeze” style name. The fan has model number TB311DBZ and a distressed bronze color. Each of the five oval-shaped paddles/blades has a metal accent in the shape of an oval with a figure-8 inside the oval.  The lower part of the motor housing has “Tommy Bahama” embossed on it.  A date code is represented by three letters printed on the lower right corner of a label on the top of the motor housing. Fans with one of the following three-letter combinations are included in the recall:
  
AJL, BAA, BAB, BAC, BAD, BAE, BAF,BAG, BAH, BAI, BAJ, BAK, BAL, BBA, BBB, BBC, BBD, BBE, BBF, BBG, BBH, BBI, BBJ, BBK, BBL, BCA, BCB, BCC and BCD

This recall involves Tommy Bahama brand 52-inch outdoor ceiling fans sold under the “The Copa Breeze” style name. The fan has model number TB311DBZ and a distressed bronze color. Each of the five oval-shaped paddles/blades has a metal accent in the shape of an oval with a figure-8 inside the oval.  The lower part of the motor housing has “Tommy Bahama” embossed on it.  A date code is represented by three letters printed on the lower right corner of a label on the top of the motor housing. Fans with one of the following three-letter combinations are included in the recall:  AJL, BAA, BAB, BAC, BAD, BAE, BAF,BAG, BAH, BAI, BAJ, BAK, BAL, BBA, BBB, BBC, BBD, BBE, BBF, BBG, BBH, BBI, BBJ, BBK, BBL, BCA, BCB, BCC and BCD

Incidents/Injuries

Emerson Air Comfort has received three reports of fan blades detaching, including one report of a laceration to a consumer who was hit in the back of the head by a falling blade.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fans and contact Emerson Air Comfort Products to schedule a free in-home repair or to order a free do-it-yourself repair kit.

Sold at

Fan and lighting stores nationwide and online at www.EmersonFans.com and Amazon.com from April 2010 through July 2012 for about $350.

Importer

Air Comfort Products, a division of Emerson Electric Co., of St. Louis, Mo

Manufactured in

China

  • Emerson Air Comfort Tommy Bahama-brand Outdoor Ceiling Fan

  • Emerson Air Comfort Tommy Bahama-brand Outdoor Ceiling Fan Identification Label