The fan's heater blades can fail to rotate properly, causing the fan to overheat and posing a fire hazard.
For additional information, contact Delta Electronics Dongguan toll-free at (888) 979-9889 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.deltabreez.com/ContactUs.html
This recall involves plastic Harbor Breeze bathroom fans with a center light and a heater. The fans are white and measure about 11 x 17 inches. Model number 7109-01-L, Lowe's item number 194492 and UPC code 820633985358 are printed on the fan's packaging. A date code beginning with either 0, 11, 12 or 13 is printed on the fan's housing, which indicates the fan was manufactured between August 2010 and March 2011.
Consumers should stop using the recalled bathroom exhaust fans immediately and contact Delta Electronics Dongguan to schedule a free repair by a trained service technician.
The firm has received 11 reports of the fan overheating with smoking or flames within the fan housing, including three reports of minor property damage.
Lowe's stores nationwide and at www.lowes.com from September 2010 through March 2012 for about $90.
Delta Electronics (Dongguan) Co. Ltd., of China
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