B-Air and BlueDri Blower Fans recalled due to risk of fire hazard
- Starting date:
- August 12, 2020
- Posting date:
- August 12, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: Intertex LLC B-Air and BlueDri Blower Fans.
- Issue: The utility (convenience) outlets on the side of the blowers are not protected by a circuit breaker. If the outlet becomes overloaded or short-circuited, it could overheat, posing a fire hazard.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the convenience outlets on the side of the blowers and contact Intertex for a cordset adaptor with an integrated circuit breaker.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Intertex LLC.
Intertex LLC B-Air and BlueDri Blower Fans
This recall involves several models of centrifugal and axial blowers sold under the B-Air, and BlueDri brands. Each blower has convenience outlets on the side of the unit to allow the blowers to be "daisy chained" (several blowers plugged together in series) or to allow other devices to be plugged in. These blowers were sold in a variety of models and colors. Model numbers can be found on the rear of the products.
|Brand||Model / Color||Description||UPC|
|B-Air||PB-25 Red||AXIAL AIR MOVER 1/4 HP||875333002720|
|B-Air||PB-25 Blue||AXIAL AIR MOVER 1/4 HP||875333002706|
|B-Air||PB-25 Green||AXIAL AIR MOVER 1/4 HP||875333002713|
|B-Air||FX-1 Red||COMPACT AIR MOVER 1/4 HP||875333002768|
|B-Air||FX-1 Blue||COMPACT AIR MOVER 1/4 HP||875333002775|
|B-Air||FX-1 Green||COMPACT AIR MOVER 1/4 HP||875333002751|
|B-Air||VP-33 Red||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||875333001013|
|B-Air||VP-33 Blue||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||875333001020|
|B-Air||VP-33 Green||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||875333001006|
|B-Air||GP-33||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||n/a|
|Blue Dri||BD-ONE-29-RD||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||875333000016|
|Blue Dri||BD-ONE-29-BL||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||875333000009|
|Blue Dri||BD-ONE-29-GN||AIR MOVER 1/3 HP||875333000023|
The utility (convenience) outlets on the side of the blowers are not protected by a circuit breaker. If the outlet becomes overloaded or short-circuited, it could overheat, posing a fire hazard.
As of August 4, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or in the United States.
The company reported that 8,153 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 189,000 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from January 2008 to July 2020.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China
Ningbo CRM Import and Export
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the utility (convenience) outlet on the recalled product and contact Intertex for a cordset adaptor with an integrated circuit breaker.
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.
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