facebook page
Follow Me on Pinterest
twitter page
google plus page
rss feed

Recalled Product

Item detail and remedy information

Search Recalls or Browse by Category
Consumer Products (?)
Food & Health (?)
Vehicles (?)
Home > Recalled Products > Stationery & Office Supply > Desk Accessories > Footrests > Fellowes Climate Control Footrests

Recall: Fellowes Climate Control Footrests


On 2010-02-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fellowes Climate Control Footrests due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2009 for about $73.

About 1,000 units are involved in this Fellowes footrest recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Footrests category in 2010.

Check My Footrest  |   See Other Recalled Footrests

Fellowes Climate Control Footrests
Image of Recalled Footrest 543401
Image of Recalled Label highlighting serial number and revision 745698
Image of Recalled Label highlighting date code and revision 759913
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Phone: 800-955-3344

Do you work for a company involved with this recall? Contact us to learn how you can control data, information and ads shown on this page.

What is the problem?

The footrest's fan can become blocked and overheat when used in the upright position, posing a fire hazard.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled footrests are black and made of plastic. The Fellowes brand item #80309 can be found on the serial label at the bottom side of the footrest, which can be identified by Revision or letter "A" on the label, which appears after the date code.

These items were sold new+ at Business to Business resellers only, including Office Depot Business Services Division, SP Richards, Staples Advantage, United Stationers, Tri-Mega, and WW Grainger. These products were not sold in retail locations. The footrests sold from October 2009 through January 2010 for about $73.

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 heated footrest and contact Fellowes to arrange for the return and replacement of the product or a full refund.

For additional information, contact Fellowes at 800-955-3344 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT or visit the firm's Web site at


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

No injuries were reported.

Back to Top

+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


Own a Different Footrest?

Add it to Items I Own,™ and our system will check it for past recalls, then keep checking daily, so you don't have to. Click "I Own a Similar Item" to continue.

Items I Own™ is a free WeMakeItSafer service.

Latest Safety Recalls

Select image for details, including additional styles.




Do you have comments or questions about this recall? Share them here.

Note: The recalling companies may not be monitoring these comments; they should be directed toward the public. Community Guidelines apply.

comments powered by Disqus
Back to Top

Similar Products Recalled Recently:

See All Similar Recalls
Foot warmers sold with Sleep Number 360 smart beds

Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

Search Recalled Products or Browse by Category
Consumer Products (?)
Food & Health (?)
Vehicles (?)
Latest Product Recalls
Register Products
Check for Recalls
Find Resources
Brands & Retailers
Connect to Customers

Consignment Sales
Check Inventory
Install Recall Finder
Take Safety Pledge

Home Inspectors
Check Appliances
APIs & Feeds
Recall Search for Web
Recall Search for Mobile
Facebook Apps

Product Recall Statistics