Monte Carlo Fan Company of Skokie, Ill., is recalling about 3,450 Cyclone ceiling fans sold in the U.S. and Canada.
The brackets connected to the fan blades can break, causing the blades to fall, posing an injury hazard.
The firm has received 10 reports of a bracket breaking, causing a fan blade to fall. There has been one report of minor property damage, but no reports of injuries.
This recall involves two models of the Monte Carlo “Cyclone” ceiling fans with five blades. The fans are 60 inches wide, weigh about 32 pounds and have either a Roman Bronze or White finish.
The model numbers are 5CY60RB for the Roman Bronze and 5CY60WH for the White finish and can be found on top of the motor housing. The Manufacturer Purchase Order numbers (MPO#) can also be found on top of the motor housing.
For the Cyclone model ceiling fan in Roman Bronze finish, they are: 30082259, 30100285, 30103624, 30115763, 30126474, 30128431, 30139761, 30143432 and for the White finish, they are: 2020018, 30082259, 30139815, and 30139829.
The fans, manufactured in the U.S. were sold at Del Mar Fans & Lighting, Pacific Ceiling Fans, Wilson Lighting and other lighting stores nationwide and online from January 2016, through September 2017, for between $500 and $550.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fans and contact Monte Carlo to receive a free bracket replacement kit with instructions.
Consumers can hire an electrician to perform the repair and Monte Carlo will reimburse them for the repair.
Consumers may contact Monte Carlo toll-free at 888-475-1136 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com or online at www.montecarlofans.com and click on “Voluntary Safety Recall” for more information.