About Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressors

Recall Date: 6/17/2009

Campbell Hausfeld Recalls Air Compressors Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Wal-Mart NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2009 Release # 09-245 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 241-0448 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Campbell Hausfeld Recalls Air Compressors Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Wal-Mart WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Campbell Hausfeld Air Compressors Units: About 16,000 Importer: Campbell Hausfeld, of Harrison, Ohio Hazard: The compressor’s thermal overload, which shuts the unit off when it overheats, can fail. This can lead to overheating, melting of parts and a risk of fire. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recall involves the Campbell Hausfeld model HU200099AV air compressor with a 20-gallon tank. The recall includes date codes ranging from January 2009 through June 2009. The model number and date code can be located on the back of the tank. Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2009 through June 2009 for about $250. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air compressor and return it to any Wal-Mart for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Campbell Hausfeld at (800) 241-0448 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.chpower.com

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Manufacturers

  • Campbell Hausfeld
  • Wal-Mart

Made In

  • China

Category ID: 1810

Hazards

  • Fire & Fire-Related Burn

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2009/Campbell-Hausfeld-Recalls-Air-Compressors-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Wal-Mart