Recalled Ventilation Fans from Broan-NuTone Pose Fire Hazard to Consumers
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Recalled Ventilation Fans from Broan-NuTone Pose Fire Hazard to Consumers

About 450 fans are included in the recall

June 2, 2016

Broan-NuTone has announced a recall for a potentially defective product.

The manufacturer is recalling its L500 series ventilation fans designed to circulate air in and out of a home or building. The fan motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

About 450 fans are included in the recall. No injuries or incidents have been reported to date.

The fans were sold in nine brands and have the model information printed on the specification label affixed to the blower assembly. For a full list of the brand names and model numbers for recalled fans, see the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) release.

The fans were available at heating, plumbing, and building supply retailers nationwide and online from February 2016 through March 2016 for about $240.

Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled fans and contact Broan-NuTone to receive a free replacement fan.

Customers with questions about this recall can contact the company at (800) 637-1453.