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Venmar CES Flair, PrepAir, vanEE, Carrier Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators

Description: Venmar CES Inc. Recalls Heat Recovery Ventilators Due to Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 20, 2008 Release #08-369 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 698-6283 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Venmar CES Inc. Recalls Heat Recovery Ventilators Due to Fire Hazard 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: Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators Units: About 3,400 Manufacturer: Venmar CES Inc., of Saskatoon, Canada Hazard: The motors in these units can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Venmar CES has received three reports of ventilator motors overheating, resulting in fires which caused property damage. Description: Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators are designed to exchange air between the inside and outside of a building or home in order to provide fresh air. The recall includes the following brand names and model numbers: Brand Model Number Flair 150/300 Compact, 300/600 Compact Venmar 6LC, HRV600i, 12LC, HRV1200i PrepAir PrepAir600i, PrepAir1200i vanEE 6LC, 12LC Carrier 62AA-064---101XX, 62AA-127---101XX York VIXRDXXA01 Heil VRC 300 Compact, VRC 600 Compact Aston HRV600i, HRV1200i Broan HRV650, HRVl150 Venmate 600H, 1200H The "X" in the model number can be either a letter or a number. The model number is written on a silver or black label on the outside panel. Sold by: Heating, plumbing and building supply distributors nationwide from January 1991 through July 2007 for between $1,700 and $2,000. Manufactured in: Canada Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off the ventilator, disconnect it from the power supply, and contact Venmar CES to schedule a technician to install a free repair. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Venmar CES toll-free at (866) 698-6283 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or visit the firm's Web site at www.venmarces.com [Source]

Venmar CES Flair, PrepAir, vanEE, Carrier Light Commercial Heat Recovery Ventilators Recall Information

Country of OriginCanada
Recall Date08/20/2008
Recall ID4406
Recall Number08369
Product TypeVentilators
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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