Recall: IonizAir; Table Top Air Purifiers
On 2007-10-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding IonizAir; Table Top Air Purifiers due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2003 for about $60.00 to $90.00.
About 80,000 units are involved in this P3 International 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 2007.
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What is the problem?
The air purifier's cartridge can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled air purifier is a tabletop model that is about 6" x 3 1/2" x 11 1/4". The unit has a removable cartridge with a silver-colored handle. The recall involves model number P4620 with lot numbers beginning with either 03 or 04 or having no lot number. The lot number is located on the bottom of the air purifier. No other models or lot numbers are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at Various retailers nationwide including mail-order and Internet retailers from January 2003 through July 2004 for between $60 and $90.
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 and unplug the recalled air purifier immediately, and contact the firm for a free replacement cartridge.
For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888)734-0449 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.getnewcartridge.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
P3 has received 10 reports of purifiers melting or catching fire. 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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