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CPSC, Lasko Products, Inc. Announce Recall of Four Models of Box Fans Manufactured in 2002-2004

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), Lasko Products, Inc. of West Chester, PA, is recalling approximately 4.8 million box fans manufactured from July 31, 2002 through July 31, 2004. A potential electrical failure in the fan motor can pose a fire hazard. The recall includes four models of box fans which were sold at major retail stores, home improvement centers, hardware stores and other retailers nationwide between late 2002 and as late as 2005.

Consumers should stop using these fans immediately. If your fan is affected by this recall, you can register on-line or call Lasko Products toll free any time at 1-877-445-1314 to receive a free fan protection cord adapter that is designed to easily connect to your fan plug and protect against a potential hazard resulting from an electrical failure in the fan motor.

Please contact our Customer Service team directly at 800-233-0268 (M-F 8am-5pm ET)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 or visit CPSC's Web site at Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at

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