FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Company Phone Number: (732) 787-1191 

November 16, 2000

 

Release # 01-033b


View Recall #01-033a

PRODUCT: Electric Fans - Agis Enterprises Co. Inc., of West Keansburg, N.J., is recalling about 11,800 electric fans. The fans being recalled are a 12-inch desk fan, a 16-inch desk fan, a 16-inch stand fan, an 18- inch stand fan with three legs, and an 18-inch stand fan with a round base. Writing on all of these fans includes "AGIS" and "MADE IN TAIWAN." Discount stores in the metropolitan New York area sold these electric fans from April 1998 through September 1999 for about $50.

PROBLEM: The fans could overheat during use, present an electrocution hazard and do not have sufficient guards to prevent fingers from contacting the fan blades, posing the risk of finger amputations.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.

WHAT TO DO: Stop using these fans immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a refund. For more information, call Agis Enterprises Co. Inc., collect at (732) 787-1191 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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