Monte Carlo recalls Cyclone Ceiling Fans

Starting date:
December 19, 2017
Posting date:
December 19, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65432

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Monte Carlo

Affected products

Cyclone ceiling fans

Product description

This recall involves two models of the Monte Carlo "Cyclone" ceiling fans with five blades. The fans are 1.5 metres (60 inches) wide, weigh about 14.5 kilograms (32 pounds), and have either a Roman Bronze or White finish.

The affected products can be identified by both a model number and a Manufacturer Purchase Order (MPO) number. The model numbers and MPO numbers are found on top of the motor housing.

The following model numbers and MPO numbers are included in this recall.
Product Description Model Number MPO Number
Cyclone model ceiling fan in Roman Bronze finish 5CY60RB 30082259
30100285
30103624
30115763
30126474
30128431
30139761
30143432
Cyclone model ceiling fan in White finish 5CY60WH 2020018
30082259
30139815
30139829

Hazard identified

The brackets connected to the fan blades can break, causing the blades to fall, posing an injury hazard.

As of November 30, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 10 reports of broken brackets and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 50 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 3,450 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2016 through September 2017 in Canada and the United States at various retailers and online stores.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States of America.

Companies

Manufacturer
King of Fans
Fort Lauderdale
Florida
UNITED STATES
Distributor
Monte Carlo Fan Company
Skokie
Illinois
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fans and contact Monte Carlo to receive a free bracket replacement kit with instructions. Consumers can hire an electrician to perform the repair and Monte Carlo will reimburse them for the repair.

For more information, consumers can contact Monte Carlo toll-free at 1-888-475-1136 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email or online and click on "Voluntary Recall" for more information.  

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.