The fan’s blade holders can break allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
This recall involves Harbor Breeze 48-inch Santa Ana Ceiling Fan, model LP8294LBN, UPC code 840506599178. The model number can be on the fan motor as well as on the inside of the battery compartment cover of the included handheld remote control. The recalled fan has two dark walnut fan blades, brushed nickel blade arm holders and a frosted white glass globe containing a light bulb.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fan and contact the firm for a free set of replacement blade holders.
The firm has received 210 reports of the fan blade breaking or ejecting from the fan, including 10 reports of a fan blade hitting consumers.
Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at www.lowes.com May 2014 through January 2016 for about $150.
Fanim Industries, of Zionsville, Ind.
LG Sourcing, Inc. of Mooresville, N.C.
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