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More than 190,000 ceiling fans recalled after blades fly off

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received 47 reports of the blades falling off and two reports of people being hit by them.
Credit: US Consumer Product Safety Commission
King of Fans Recalls Hampton Bay Mara Ceiling Fans Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

NEW YORK — More than 190,000 ceiling fans sold at Home Depot are being recalled after reports that the blades fell off while spinning, hitting people and causing property damage.

The Hampton Bay Mara indoor and outdoor ceiling fans were sold this year between April and October at Home Depot stores and its website. About 182,000 of them were sold in the U.S. and 8,800 were sold in Canada. They cost about $150.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said it received 47 reports of the blades falling off, two reports of people being hit by them and four reports of the blades causing property damage.

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Credit: US Consumer Product Safety Commission
King of Fans Recalls Hampton Bay Mara Ceiling Fans Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot

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Owners of the fans should stop using them immediately and inspect them for blades aren't secure or have a gap between them and the base of the fan, the CPSC said.

King of Fans, which makes the ceiling fans, published a video on its website with instructions on how to inspect the fan. The company said it will replace any of the faulty ceiling fans for free. Any customers with questions can contact the company toll-free at 866-443-1291.

Recalled Ceiling Fan Finish and UPC#

  • Matte White: 082392519186
  • Matte Black: 082392519193
  • Black: 082392599195
  • Polished Nickel: 082392599188

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