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

Note: The firm is out of business and the recall remedy is no longer available. Dispose of the recalled product. (July 31, 2023)

  • 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

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

No Remedy Available
Recall Date:
October 24, 2013

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

Recall Details

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

The firm is out of business and the recall remedy is no longer available. Dispose of the recalled product.


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 and from April 2010 through July 2012 for about $350.

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

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