Recall: Majestic 360' Floor Cleaners
On 2009-04-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Majestic 360' Floor Cleaners due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2004 for about $1800.00.
About 40,000 units are involved in this HMI Industries floor cleaner recall. Instance(s) of property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Vacuum Cleaners/Sweepers category in 2009.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled cleaners' wiring can overheat, causing electrical arcing and melting. This poses a burn hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled floor cleaner is a black-colored, canister-style vacuum with a powered floor tool. The words 'Majestic 360' and 'FILTERQUEEN' are printed on a label located on the unit.
These items were sold new+ at Independent distributors nationwide from September 2004 through August 2006 for about $1800.
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 stop using the recalled floor cleaners immediately and contact the firm to arrange for a free repair at an authorized repair center.
For additional information, contact HMI Industries at (800) 566-5606 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.Filterqueen.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
HMI has received 40 reports of overheating and damage to carpets. 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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