Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P. recalls certain unbranded and Goodman, Amana, and Daikin brand Modular Blowers

Starting date:
March 1, 2018
Posting date:
March 1, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66088

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P.

Affected products

Unbranded and Goodman, Amana, and Daikin brand Modular Blowers

Product description

This recall involves modular blowers used with heating and cooling systems. The recalled modular blowers were sold both separately and as part of complete heating and cooling systems.  They were sold under the Goodman, Amana, and Daikin brand names. Some recalled modular blowers were installed with no brand name listed.

Consumers can identify these recalled units with the following model and serial numbers:
Model Number Serial Number
MBR1200AA beginning with 1704, 1705 and 1708
MBR1600AA
MBVC1600AA
MBVC2000AA

Model and serial number labels are located on the front panel of the unit.

Hazard identified

The labels found on the serial plate have incorrect electrical information that could result in installers and servicers using undersized wiring or incorrect fuse/circuit breaker parts, posing a fire hazard.

As of February 26, 2018, Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P. has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada or in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 80 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 1650 units of the affected products were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled modular blowers were sold from April 2017 through October 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States

Companies

Manufacturer
Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P.
Houston
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled modular blowers and contact Goodman Manufacturing Company, L.P. for a free inspection and to receive a new product label and electrical instructions. For any units that were installed incorrectly, Goodman will replace the wiring and/or fuse/circuit breaker protection at no cost to consumers.

For more information, consumers may contact Goodman Manufacturing Company L.P. by telephone toll-free at 1-844-633-4295 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online.

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.