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Description: This recall involves air exchangers sold under different brands that are used to circulate air in and out of the home. The metal air exchangers are painted blue or grey. Air exchangers included in the recall were manufactured from 1996 through 2001 and have brand and model information printed on the unit's rating plate or on the side of the unit. The following brand names and model numbers are included in the recall: BrandModel Venmar EA 20XXX, 41005, Air Exchanger Venmar AVS 4100X vanEE 1601510 Flair 41XXX Hush 1601510 Guardian by Broan AE60 [Source]

Air Exchangers
Venmar Ventilation Recalls Air Exchangers Due to Fire Hazard

Recalled air exchanger

About 1,400 in the United States units were affected by this recall.

Air Exchangers Recall Information

Country of OriginCanada
Recall Date06/07/2011
Recall ID691
Recall Number11240
Product TypeAir Purifiers
HazardThe motor in the air exchangers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
InjuriesThe firm has received nine reports of overheating incidents resulting in fires and property damage outside of the United States. No incidents have been reported in the United States.
RemedyConsumers should immediately turn off and stop using their air exchangers. Consumers should contact Venmar Ventilation to request a free inspection and repair by a Venmar field technician.
Remedy OptionRepair
ContactFor additional information, contact the Venmar Ventilation toll-free at (866) 441-4645 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at
Last Updated07/06/2016
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