PENNSYLVANIA, USA — A West Chester-based industrial machinery and equipment company, Intertex, has recalled B-Air VP-33 Blower Fans that were sold at Home Depot and on Amazon.
According to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, the capacitor in these recalled blower fans can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Intertex has received five reports of the capacitor overheating in the blower fans. Damage costs are estimated at about $75,000.
No injuries have been reported.
These fans were sold from February 2013 through December 2017 for about $200 each. They were sold in blue, red, and green in a yellow-colored box. The B-Air logo was on the box.
Those who purchased these blower fans are advised to stop using them immediately and contact the firm for a free repair kit with instructions.
To learn more about the recall, or to report an incident involving this product, you can visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website.