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Brookdale EVAC-U8, EVAC+ Emergency Escape Smoke Hoods

Description: Emergency Smoke Hoods Recalled for Risk of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally April 20, 2006, Revised July 19, 2007 Release #06-144 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Consumers should stop using the smoke hood devices and immediately dispose of the product. Emergency Smoke Hoods Recalled for Risk of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: EVAC-U8™ and EVAC+™ Emergency Escape Smoke Hoods Units: About 290,000 units Manufacturer: Brookdale International Systems Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Hazard: The emergency escape smoke hoods could fail to work properly, exposing the user to harmful carbon monoxide which could seriously compromise their ability to escape the fire threat. Incidents/Injuries: None. Description and Models: These smoke hoods are one-time use respiratory devices that assist users with breathing while escaping a fire. They include a transparent plastic hood that covers the user's head, and a canister that filters out toxic gases. "EVAC+™" or "EVAC-U8™" is printed on the canister. Sold at: Web sites, safety products retailers, catalogs, and travel stores from September 2000 through March 2006 for about $75 for the "EVAC-U8™" and about $150 for the "EVAC+™." Manufactured In: Canada Remedy:The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Consumers should stop using the smoke hood devices and immediately dispose of the product. [Source]

Brookdale EVAC-U8, EVAC+ Emergency Escape Smoke Hoods Recall Information

Country of OriginCanada
Recall Date04/20/2006
Recall ID3255
Recall Number06144
Product TypeSmoke Hoods
HazardCarbon Monoxide (CO)
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