Ventamatic Recalls Cool Draft Misting Fans Due to Risk of Fire and Electric Shock

The fan’s wiring is not properly grounded, posing fire and electric shock hazards.

Recall date: November 13, 2014
Recall number: 15-024
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    Cool Draft 15 gallon misting fan

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    Cool Draft 40 gallon misting fan

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Cool Draft Misting Fans

Hazard:

The fan’s wiring is not properly grounded, posing electric shock and fire hazards.

Consumer Contact:

Ventamatic at (800) 433-1626 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.bvc.com and click on “Cool Draft Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 450

Description

This recall involves Cool Draft misting mid pressure and high pressure misting fans. The misting fans fit on top of 15 gallon yellow or orange round Igloo coolers or on top of gray 40 gallon water tanks. Cool Draft by Ventamatic is printed on a sticker on the fan’s water tank and www.cooldraft.com is printed on a sticker in the center of all of fans.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm is aware of two incidents with the misting fans, including one electric shock injury to a consumer.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the misting fans immediately, unplug them and contact Ventamatic for a free repair, free shipping of the fan to Ventamatic and return back to consumers.

Sold at

Hardware, home improvement, fire and home security retailers, buying cooperatives, and online at AdvancedSystems.com, BigFogg.com, Collinssports.com, Cooldraft.com, MistNGo.com and Propack.com from November 2013 through August 2014 for between $600 and $1,200.

Manufacturer

Ventamatic LTD, of Mineral Wells, Texas

Manufactured in

United States

  • Cool Draft 15 gallon misting fan

  • Cool Draft 40 gallon misting fan