Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Great Innovations Recalls Humidifiers Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by QVC (Recall Alert)

Great Innovations Recalls Humidifiers Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively by QVC (Recall Alert)


Recall Summary

Name of product:
Ultrasonic Clean Mist Humidifiers
Hazard:
Water can enter the base and cause the circuit board to short circuit and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact:
Great Innovations toll-free at (844) 600-1370 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.greatinnovations.tv and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Units
About 70,000
Description
This recall involves Air Innovations branded Ultrasonic Clean Mist humidifiers with mood lights. Model number MH-407 and date code MX1342, MX1343, MX1344, MX1344, MX1345 or MX1346 are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the humidifier. The recalled humidifiers are 15 inches high and were sold in four colors: black, silver, red and blue. A mood light button and the words “Air Innovations” are on the front of the one-gallon humidifiers. QVC item number V32459 is printed on the packing slip shipped with the humidifier.
Incidents/Injuries
The firm has received 100 reports of overheating resulting in reports of smoke and burning odors. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled humidifiers, unplug them and contact Great Innovations for a repair kit. Great Innovations is contacting known consumers directly by mail.
Sold exclusively at
QVC TV during January 2014 and online at QVC.com from December 2013 to February 2014 for about $55.
Manufacturer
Great Innovations LLC, of Miramar, Fla.
Distributor
QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa.





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