Westinghouse Lighting recalls outdoor ceiling fans

Photo source: CPSC

The fan blades can crack and break

Westinghouse Lighting of Philadelphia, Pa., is recalling about 3,000 Great Falls outdoor ceiling fans.

The fan blades can crack and break, posing an impact injury hazard.

The company has received 62 reports of the fan blades cracking or breaking, including one report of an impact injury.

This recall involves Westinghouse Lighting’s Great Falls 52” outdoor ceiling fans with four dark walnut blades, frosted amber glass and an LED lamp.

The fan blades are 22 inches long and have an oil rubbed bronze finish.

Model number 72043 and a product order number of 016555, 016761, 016647, 017157, 016648 or 017349 are printed on the top of the fan’s motor housing.

The fans, manufactured in China, were sold online at Amazon.com, Homedepot.com, Wayfair.com and independent distributors nationwide from October 2019, through August 2020, for between $170 and $200.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceiling fans and contact Westinghouse Lighting for instructions on receiving a free replacement blade kit.

Consumers may contact Westinghouse Lighting toll-free at (888) 417-6222 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.westinghouselighting.com/product-notification for more information.

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