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Hampton Bay Mara ceiling fans sold exclusively at Home Depot recalled; Blades can detach

King of Fans is recalling about 182,000 Hampton Bay 54-inch Mara indoor/outdoor ceiling fans sold exclusively at Home Depot due to injury hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the blades can detach from the fan while in use, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

This recall involves Hampton Bay 54-inch Mara Indoor/Outdoor ceiling fans in the following finishes:  Matte white, matte black, black and polished nickel.  The fans came with a white color changing integrated LED light and a remote control.  The following UPC numbers for the recalled ceiling fans are printed on a silver rating label located on the top of the fan housing assembly:

Ceiling Fan Finish

UPC #

Matte White

082392519186

Matte Black

082392519193

Black

082392599195

Polished Nickel

082392599188

Consumers should immediately stop using the ceiling fans and inspect the ceiling fans using the instructions at kingoffans.com/MaraRecall.htm or by visiting the QR code listed in the recall press release.  If consumers observe blade movement or uneven gaps between the blades and fan body or movement of the clip during inspection, consumers should immediately contact King of Fans for a free replacement ceiling fan.

The firm has received 47 reports of the blade detaching from the fan, including two reports of the fan blade hitting a consumer and four reports of the blade causing property damage.

The fans were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at homedepot.com from April 2020 through October 2020 for about $150.

Consumers can contact King of Fans toll-free at 1-866-443-1291 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, by e-mail at MaraRecall@kingoffans.com, online at kingoffans.com/MaraRecall.htm or www.kingoffans.com and click on “Mara Recall” for more information.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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