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Hawthorne Hydroponics Recalls Humidifiers Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

  • Recalled Ideal-Air humidifier
Name of Product:
Ideal-Air 175-pint industrial grade humidifiers
Hazard:

The humidifiers can overheat while in use, posing fire and shock hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
September 05, 2018
Units:
About 400 (In addition, 70 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Sunlight Supply toll-free at 888-582-2762 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail at RMA@sunlightsupply.com or online at www.sunlightsupply.com and click on “Voluntary Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Ideal-Air 175-pint industrial grade humidifiers. The recalled humidifiers are black and have the “Ideal-Air” logo printed near the bottom.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled humidifiers and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund of the purchase price in the form of store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm is aware of 5 incidents of the humidifier overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
GreenCoast Hydroponics, Growers House, Hydro Pros, Urban Garden Center, Red Flag Products stores and other gardening stores nationwide from October 2017 through June 2018 for about $500.
Manufacturer(s):
Ningbo Yichao Muffler Science and Technology Co. Ltd., of China
Importer(s):

Sunlight Supply Inc., of Vancouver, Wash., Hawthorne Hydroponics, of Vancouver, Wash., purchased Sunlight Supply’s assets on June 4, 2018

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-215
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