Air Movers Recalled by Packaging Tape Inc. Due to Fire Hazard

The motor on the recalled CleanFreak air mover/blowers can overheat. The products are used to dry floors in commercial and residential buildings.

Recall date: Tháng Ba 06, 2014
Recall number: 14-125
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  • Recalled yellow air mover (front left side view)

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    Recalled yellow air mover (front left side view)

  • Recalled black air mover (back view)

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    Recalled black air mover (back view)

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Air movers/blowers

Hazard:

The air mover/blower's thermal switch can fail and cause the motor to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Packaging Tape toll-free at (855) 800-1091 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.CleanFreak.com and click on the “Recall Alert!” button for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,800

Description

This recall involves air movers/blowers that are used to dry floors in commercial and residential buildings. The air movers’ molded plastic housing measures about 18 inches high by 18 inches deep by 16.5 inches wide and has a 25-foot yellow electrical cord. They have an on/off switch located on the left side of the front of the unit. Models OPS-2500-CF and OPS-2500-CFR are black and model OPS-2200Y-CF is yellow. The model number is available on the sales invoice. The CleanFreak.com logo and phone number are printed on a white label with green lettering on the front of the unit and on a silver or yellow label on the back of the unit. 

Incidents/Injuries

Packaging Tape is aware of eight reports of incidents, including four reports of fire, one of which was associated with about $225,000 reported in property damage. 

Remedy

User should stop using the recalled air movers/blowers and contact Packaging Tape to receive a full refund. 

Sold at

Packaging Tape warehouses in Wisconsin and online at www.CleanFreak.com, www.AirMovers.com, www.FloorBuffers.com  and www.PTIPackaging.com  from February 2008 through December 2010 for about $145.

Distributor

Packaging Tape, Inc., of Wausau, Wis.

Importer

OPS America, of Loretto, Minn.

Manufactured in

China

  • Recalled yellow air mover (front left side view)

  • Recalled black air mover (back view)