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Harbor Breeze Santa Ana ceiling fan sold exclusively at Lowe’s recalled; blades can detach

Fanim Industries is recalling about 70,000 Harbor Breeze Santa Ana ceiling fan sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores due to a injury hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the fan’s blade holders can break allowing the blade to be ejected from the fan, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

This recall involves Harbor Breeze 48-inch Santa Ana Ceiling Fan, model LP8294LBN, UPC code 840506599178.  The model number can be on the fan motor as well as on the inside of the battery compartment cover of the included handheld remote control.  The recalled fan has two dark walnut fan blades, brushed nickel blade arm holders and a frosted white glass globe containing a light bulb.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fan and contact the firm for a free set of replacement blade holders.

The firm has received 210 reports of the fan blade breaking or ejecting from the fan, including 10 reports of a fan blade hitting consumers.

This item was sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide and online at lowes.com May 2014 through January 2016 for about $150.

Consumers can contact Fanim Industries toll-free at 1-888-434-3797 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@fanimation.com or online at FANIMATION.com and click on Recalls for more information and to submit your request for replacement blade arm holders online.

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