The air purifier's cartridge can overheat, posing a risk of fire.
P3 has received 10 reports of purifiers melting or catching fire. No injuries have been reported.
Various retailers nationwide including mail-order and Internet retailers from January 2003 through July 2004 for between $60 and $90.
The recalled air purifier is a tabletop model that is about 6” x 3 1/2” x 11 1/4”. The unit has a removable cartridge with a silver-colored handle.
What To Do
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Consumers should stop using and unplug the recalled air purifier immediately, and contact the firm for a free replacement cartridge.
For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888) 734-0449 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.getnewcartridge.com
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.
The recall involves model number P4620 with lot numbers beginning with either 03 or 04 or having no lot number. The lot number is located on the bottom of the air purifier. No other models or lot numbers are included in this recall.
|Recall date||05 Oct 2007|