Recall: Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressors
On 2009-06-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressors due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $250.
About 20,000 units are involved in this air compressor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Air Compressors category in 2009.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 241-0448
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What is the problem?
This item was recalled due to a fire & burn hazard. More information may be available on the recall announcement.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves the Campbell Hausfeld model HU200099AV air compressor with a 20-gallon tank. The recall includes date codes ranging from January 2009 through June 2009. The model number and date code can be located on the back of the tank.
These items were sold new+ at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2009 through June 2009 for about $250.
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 recalled air compressor and return it to any Wal-Mart for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Campbell Hausfeld at (800) 241-0448 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.chpower.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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