Brower Recalls Top Hatch Egg Incubators Due to Fire Hazard

The base of the incubator can ignite during use.

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

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 02, 2013
Recall number: 13-085
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  • Brower THI20 Top Hatch Incubator

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    Brower THI20 Top Hatch Incubator

  • Recalled incubators have a crank arm that snaps into place. The crank arm is not connected by a screw

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    Recalled incubators have a crank arm that snaps into place. The crank arm is not connected by a screw

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Egg Incubator

Hazard:

The base can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

Brower at (800) 553-1791, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.browerequip.com/recall.pdf

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 2,500

Description

The product is a round, light gray plastic egg incubator with a clear plastic top used to hatch many different types of eggs. The incubator is 18 inches in diameter and 12 inches tall. The recalled Model TH120 Brower Top Hatch Incubator has two main components—a tray and a base. A crank arm and a turner motor are located in the base. The crank arm snaps into place on the turner motor. The motor turns the crank arm which, in turn, rotates the tray.  The clear plastic top has an engraving which says, "THIS SIDE UP." The model number is located on the side of the packaging box.

Incidents/Injuries

Brower received three reports of fires, all of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company for a free replacement base.

Sold at

Mills Fleet Farm, Stromberg's Chick and Gamebirds, Unlimited and other farm supply retailers from January 2009 to September 2010 for about $190.

Manufacturer

Brower Division of Hawkeye Steel Products Inc., of Houghton, Iowa

Manufactured in

United States

  • Brower THI20 Top Hatch Incubator

  • Recalled incubators have a crank arm that snaps into place. The crank arm is not connected by a screw