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Recall: Brower Egg Incubator

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On 2013-01-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Brower Egg Incubator due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $190.

About 3,000 units are involved in this Hawkeye Steel Products egg incubator recall. Instance(s) of fires, property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Farming Equipment & Supplies category in 2013.

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Brower Egg Incubator
Image of Recalled Brower THI20 Top Hatch Incubator 395302
Image of Recalled incubators have a crank arm that snaps into place. The crank arm is not connected by a screw 787053
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.browerequip.com
Phone: (800) 553-1791

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What is the problem?

The base can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to the consumer.

Instance(s) of fires, property damage have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The product is a round, light gray plastic egg incubator with a clear plastic top used to hatch many different types of eggs. The incubator is 18 inches in diameter and 12 inches tall. The recalled Model TH120 Brower Top Hatch Incubator has two main components, a tray and a base. A crank arm and a turner motor are located in the base. The crank arm snaps into place on the turner motor. The motor turns the crank arm which, in turn, rotates the tray. The clear plastic top has an engraving which says, "THIS SIDE UP." The model number is located on the side of the packaging box.

These items were sold new+ at Mills Fleet Farm, Stromberg's Chick and Gamebirds, Unlimited and other farm supply retailers from January 2009 to September 2010 for about $190.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company for a free replacement base.

Brower at (800)553-1791, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.browerequip.com/recall.pdf

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Brower received three reports of fires, all of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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