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Emerson Air Comfort Products Recalls Tommy Bahama Outdoor Ceiling Fans Due to Risk of Injury

Note: The firm’s recall hotline phone number has changed to  800-777-4440. (July 16, 2021)

  • Emerson Air Comfort Tommy Bahama-brand Outdoor Ceiling Fan
  • Emerson Air Comfort Tommy Bahama-brand Outdoor Ceiling Fan Identification Label
Name of Product:
Tommy Bahama® Outdoor Ceiling Fans
Hazard:

The brackets holding the fan blades can break and cause the blades to fall, posing a risk of injury to bystanders.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
October 24, 2013
Units:

About 2,800 in the United States, 80 in Canada

Consumer Contact

Emerson Air Comfort Products at 800-777-4440 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.luminancebrands.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Tommy Bahama brand 52-inch outdoor ceiling fans sold under the "The Copa Breeze" style name. The fan has model number TB311DBZ and a distressed bronze color. Each of the five oval-shaped paddles/blades has a metal accent in the shape of an oval with a figure-8 inside the oval.  The lower part of the motor housing has "Tommy Bahama" embossed on it.  A date code is represented by three letters printed on the lower right corner of a label on the top of the motor housing. Fans with one of the following three-letter combinations are included in the recall:  AJL, BAA, BAB, BAC, BAD, BAE, BAF,BAG, BAH, BAI, BAJ, BAK, BAL, BBA, BBB, BBC, BBD, BBE, BBF, BBG, BBH, BBI, BBJ, BBK, BBL, BCA, BCB, BCC and BCD
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fans and contact Emerson Air Comfort Products to schedule a free in-home repair or to order a free do-it-yourself repair kit.

Incidents/Injuries:

Emerson Air Comfort has received three reports of fan blades detaching, including one report of a laceration to a consumer who was hit in the back of the head by a falling blade.

Sold At

Fan and lighting stores nationwide and online at www.EmersonFans.com and Amazon.com from April 2010 through July 2012 for about $350.

Importer

Air Comfort Products, a division of Emerson Electric Co., of St. Louis, Mo

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Air Comfort Products, a division of Emerson Electric Co., of St. Louis, Mo

Recall number:
14-005
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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