MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Almost 200,000 ceiling fans sold at Home Depot are being recalled because the blades can detach while in use.
The recall is for Hampton Bay 54-inch Mara Indoor/Outdoor fans sold exclusively at the home improvement store.READ MORE: Florida Woman Records Close Encounter With Alligator While Paddleboarding
The recalled fans came in these finishes:
- Matte White (UPC No. 082392519186)
- Matte Black (UPC No. 082392519193)
- Black (UPC No. 082392599195)
- Polished Nickel (UPC No. 082392599188)
King of Fans, the Fort Lauderdale-based distributor of the product, said it received dozens of reports of the blades disconnecting.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
If you have this fan, stop using it immediately and contact the company for a replacement.
The trouble does not impact all of the China-made Mara 54-inch fans, according to the company, which offered a link to a YouTube video showing consumers how to determine if a fan is defective and needs to be replaced.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
Consumers can contact King of Fans for a replacement at (866) 433-1291, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or by email at MaraRecall@KingofFans.com.