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About 53,000 EDIC Air Movers/Blowers have been recalled due to fire hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why it's being recalled: The air mover/blower's internal electrical capacitor can fail and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Description: The recall involves air movers/blowers that are used to dry floors in homes and other buildings. "Aqua Dri" is printed on the top of some of the air movers. Model "3004AD" or model "3004ADxxx" (with additional letters) is printed on the serial number plate on the back of the units. Model numbers with "N" are not included in this recall. The air movers' plastic housing measures about 18 inches high by 18 inches long by 18 inches deep and has a 25-foot yellow electrical cord.
Where it was sold: The Air Movers/Blowers were sold through flood remediation contractors and other service professionals nationwide from January 2003 through September 2011 for between $160 and $285.
Users should immediately stop using the recalled air movers/blowers and contact EDIC for a free repair kit to be installed by users. For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888) 289-8720 between 8:30 a.m. through 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by fax at (323) 667-0144, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the firm's website at www.EDIC-USA.com.
View the full recall on the CPSC's website here.