Recall: Great Innovations Ultrasonic Clean Mist Humidifiers
On 2014-09-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Great Innovations Ultrasonic Clean Mist Humidifiers due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2013 for about $55 to $0.
About 70,000 units are involved in this Great Innovations LLC humidifier recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Humidifiers & Dehumidifiers category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (844) 600-1370
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What is the problem?
Water can enter the base and cause the circuit board to short circuit and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Air Innovations branded Ultrasonic Clean Mist humidifiers with mood lights. Model number MH-407 and date code MX1342, MX1343, MX1344, MX1344, MX1345 or MX1346 are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the humidifier. The recalled humidifiers are 15 inches high and were sold in four colors: black, silver, red and blue. A mood light button and the words "Air Innovations" are on the front of the one-gallon humidifiers. QVC item number V32459 is printed on the packing slip shipped with the humidifier.
These items were sold new+ at QVC TV during January 2014 and online at QVC.com from December 2013 to February 2014 for about $55.
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 stop using the recalled humidifiers, unplug them and contact Great Innovations for a repair kit. Great Innovations is contacting known consumers directly by mail.
Great Innovations toll-free at (844) 600-1370 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.greatinnovations.tv and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 100 reports of overheating resulting in reports of smoke and burning odors. 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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