Recall: Daikin Streamer Air Purifiers
On 2014-12-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Daikin Streamer Air Purifiers due to a potential hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2010 for about $540.
About 600 units are involved in this Daikin AC (America) Inc. and Goodman Manufacturing Company L.P., of Houston, Texas air purifier 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 Cleaners/Purifiers category in 2014.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 624-1908
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What is the problem?
The air purifier's circuit board can overheat and cause the air purifier to catch on fire.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Daikin brand streamer portable air purifiers with model number MC75KSU. The air purifiers are portable and are designed to remove dust, particles and allergens from indoor air in the home or office. They are cream-colored and measure about 23 inches tall by 15 inches wide by 8 inches deep. "Daikin" is printed on the front of the units. The model number is located on a rating plate on the lower right side of the units.
These items were sold new+ at Goodman Manufacturing and other HVAC contractors to consumers and online at Amazon.com from December 2010 through October 2014 for about $540.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately unplug the recalled air purifiers and contact Daikin for a full refund or a free replacement air purifier.
Daikin toll-free at (888) 624-1908 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.daikin.com and click on "Important Safety Recall of Daikin Air Purifiers" for more information.
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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