Ceiling fan being recalled due to blade breaking

first_imgThe US Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 70,000 ceiling fans due to the fan’s blade holders breaking and allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan, posing an injury hazard to consumers.The Harbor Breeze Santa Ana ceiling fans were sold nationwide at Lowe’s stores and online from May 2014 through January 2016 for about $150. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports there have been 210 reports of the fan blade breaking and 10 reports of fan blades hitting consumers. Anyone who has the fan should immediately stop using it and contact the firm for a free set of replacement blade holders.This recall involves Harbor Breeze 48-inch Santa Ana Ceiling Fan, model LP8294LBN, UPC code 840506599178. The model number can be found on the fan motor as well as on the inside of the battery compartment cover of the included handheld remote control.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the recalled fan has two dark walnut fan blades, brushed nickel blade arm holders and a frosted white glass globe containing a light bulb.To report an incident, contact Fanim Industries at 888-434-3797 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or send an email to [email protected]last_img