The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on exhaust fans due to a fire hazard.
About 68,000 Harbor Breeze Bath Fans with heater and light feature heater blades that can fail to rotate properly causing the fan to overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Delta Electronics has received 11 reports of the fan overheating with smoking or flames within the fan housing, including three reports of minor property damage.
The fans were sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores from September 2010 through March 2012 for about $90.
The fans are white and measure about 11 x 17 inches. The recalled fans apply to model number 7109-01-L, Lowe's item number 194492 and UPC code 820633985358 all are printed on the fan's packaging. A date code beginning with either 0, 11, 12 or 13 is printed on the fan's housing, which indicates the fan was manufactured between August 2010 and March 2011.
If you purchased one of these fans, contact Delta Electronics to schedule a free repair by a service technician at 855-301-6578.
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