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Daikin Recalls Air Purifiers Due to Fire Hazard

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  • Recalled Daikin air purifier
Name of Product:
Daikin Streamer air purifiers
Hazard:
The air purifier's circuit board can overheat and cause the air purifier to catch on fire.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
December 02, 2014
Units:
About 625 in the United States and 125 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Daikin toll-free at (844) 633-4295 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.daikin.com and click on "Important Safety Recall of Daikin Air Purifiers" for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Daikin brand streamer portable air purifiers with model number MC75KSU. The air purifiers are portable and are designed to remove dust, particles and allergens from indoor air in the home or office. They are cream-colored and measure about 23 inches tall by 15 inches wide by 8 inches deep. "Daikin" is printed on the front of the units. The model number is located on a rating plate on the lower right side of the units. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug the recalled air purifiers and contact Daikin for a full refund or a free replacement air purifier.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Goodman Manufacturing and other HVAC contractors to consumers and online at Amazon.com from December 2010 through October 2014 for about $540. 

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-039
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