Recall: Emerson Corsair Ceiling Fans
On 2012-08-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Emerson Corsair Ceiling Fans due to a potential impact injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2009 for about $450 to $530.
About 900 units are involved in this Emerson fan recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Fans category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 11 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 994-8759
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What is the problem?
The ceiling fan's hanger bracket can spread apart due to heat from the motor and/or out-of-balance operation, causing the fan to fall from the ceiling. This poses a risk of injury to bystanders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Emerson "Corsair" model ceiling fans with two blades and 44- or 52-inch blade spans. The fans were sold in two finishes, oil-rubbed bronze and antique pewter.
These items were sold new+ at Fan and lighting stores nationwide and various websites, including www.emersonfans.com and www.amazon.com, from January 2009 through June 2012 for between $450 and $530.
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 ceiling fans and contact Emerson Air Comfort Products to schedule a free repair.
For additional information, contact Emerson Air Comfort Products toll-free at (866)994-8759 between 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.emersonfans.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Emerson is aware of three reports of these Corsair fans falling from the ceiling. No injuries have been reported.
+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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