B-Air Blower Fans recalled due to risk of fire hazard

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**** Recall via Health Canada

B-Air Blower Fans recalled due to risk of fire hazard


Common name: Intertex LLC B-Air VP-33 Blower Fans

Product description: This recall involves B-Air VP-33 blower fans. The VP-33 is an indoor use, cord-connected vent power air mover, or blower fan. The fans come in different colours. Units produced prior to January 2018 are affected by this recall. The 4 digits under the ETL certification indicate the month and year of the production. The date code 1117 would represent November 2017.

Recalled products:
Brand Model / Colour Description UPC
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

Hazard identified: The capacitor in the affected B-Air VP-33 blower fans can overheat, posing a fire hazard. As of July 14, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 5 reports of overheating failure, and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Intertex LLC for a repair kit that includes a free replacement capacitor and easy to follow instructions.
To register for the recall, consumers may visit the company’s website. For more information, consumers can contact B-Air (Intertex LLC) toll free at 1-800-465-7300 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, or by email: vp33recall@b-air.com. 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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