Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black recalled due to injury hazard

Starting date:
December 23, 2020
Posting date:
December 23, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74571

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black.
  • Issue: The ceiling fan blades can detach during use, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
  • What to do: Consumers should stop using the fan and contact King of Fans for instructions on how to inspect your ceiling fan.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and King of Fans, Inc.

Affected products

Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black

Product description

This recall involves the Hampton Bay Mara 54-inch Ceiling Fans in Matte White and Matte Black. 

The affected fans can be identified as follows:
Description Model Number Colour
Ceiling fans 71918 White
71919 Black

Product model numbers codes are situated on a white sticker at the base of the fan.

Hazard identified

The ceiling fan blades can detach during use, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

As of December 23, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received forty-seven (47) reports of the blade detaching from the fan, including two (2) reports of the fan blade hitting a consumer and four (4) reports of the blade causing property damage.

Number sold

The company reported that 5091 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 84,828 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2020 to October 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Home Depot Canada Inc.
Toronto
CANADA
Manufacturer
Chien Luen Industries (Zhongshan) Ltd.
Zhongshan
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the fan and contact King of Fans for instructions on how to inspect your ceiling fan for defects. If an issue is identified, King of Fans will offer a replacement or refund.

For more information, consumers may contact King of Fans Inc. at 1-866-443-1291 or visit the company's website.

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.