Westinghouse Indoor Ceiling Fans recalled due to lack of certification

Starting date:
December 30, 2020
Posting date:
December 30, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74661

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Westinghouse Indoor Ceiling Fans sold online at Wayfair.ca
  • Issue: The affected products do not meet CSA specification requirements, posing a safety hazard. 
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Wayfair.ca for a refund.

Affected products

Westinghouse Indoor Ceiling Fans sold online at Wayfair.ca

Product description

This recall involves the Westinghouse Indoor Ceiling Fans sold online at Wayfair.ca. The affected products include various styles and sizes of indoor ceiling fans. The manufacturer number can be found on the label attached to the motor housing of the fans.

The following products sold online at Wayfair.ca are included in this recall:
Product Brand and Name UPC Manufacturer Number
Westinghouse Alloy 42 in. Brushed Nickel Brown Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034722165 72216
Westinghouse Turbo Swirl 30 in. Brushed Aluminum Brown Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034722400 72240
Westinghouse Petite 30 in. Brushed Nickel Brown Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034723070 72307
Westinghouse Petite 30 in. White Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034723087 72308
Westinghouse Turbo Swirl 30 in. White Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034723445 72344
Westinghouse Turbo Swirl 30 in. Antique Brass Brown Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034723476 72347
Westinghouse Contractor's Choice 52 in. Antique White Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034780240 78024
Westinghouse Jax Industrial 56 in. Antique White Indoor Ceiling Fan 24034781278 78127

Hazard identified

The affected products do not meet CSA specification requirements, posing a safety hazard.

As of December 23, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that approximately 51 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold online at Wayfair.ca from April 2020 to August 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Emery Jensen Distribution
Oak Brook
Illinois
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Westinghouse
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Wayfair.ca for a refund. Only Westinghouse indoor ceiling fans sold online at Wayfair.ca are included in this recall.

For more information, consumers can contact Wayfair.ca by telephone toll-free at 1-844-253-0352 from Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. EST, Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST and Sunday 9:00 am to 6:00 p.m. EST.

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.