FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 06, 2004
Release #05-002
New York Zion Number: (718) 909-7899

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Portable oscillating electric fans

Units: About 2,500

Importer/Distributor: New York Zion Trading Corp., of Flushing, New York

Hazard: The wiring is undersized and the power plug is not polarized, creating fire and shock hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: No reports of incidents. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.

Description: The recall involves 16-inch diameter 3-speed oscillating fans which mount on adjustable stands. "NYZT" appears in the center of the front fan guard. The model numbers, FS-1601A and FS-1607C, are found on a silver label on the back of the controls. The fans come in two color combinations: either blue and white, or all gray.

Sold at: Discount and variety stores in the New York City metropolitan area sold these electric fans during May 2004 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these fans immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call New York Zion Trading Corp. collect at (718) 909-7899, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Picture of Recalled Portable oscillating electric fans