CSA International and Campbell Hausfeld announce a voluntary recall of air compressors



    TORONTO, Feb. 14 /CNW/ - In cooperation with CSA International, Campbell
Hausfeld , of Harrison, Ohio announces the voluntary recall in Canada of
approximately 135,000 Campbell Hausfeld and Husky brand air compressors.
Protective covers on the compressor's motor are not made from proper flame
retardant material and can ignite, posing a hazard to consumers.
    Campbell Hausfeld has received 11 reports of fires (including 2 in
Canada). No injuries have been reported.

    This recall involves the following Campbell Hausfeld and Husky brand air
compressors:

    
    Capacity     Model Numbers        Serial Numbers

    8-15 gallon  HL410100, HL421000   The first four digits of the serial
                 HL421500, HL431500   number indicate a date code from
                                      July 2005 (0705) through March 2007
                                      (0307)

    4 gallon     HL540200             Have a prefix of HY, KB or HU followed
                                      by a date code from November 2006
                                      (1106) through November 2007 (1107)

    The model number and serial number are located on the back of the tank.
    

    Consumers should stop using the air compressor immediately and contact
Campbell Hausfeld for a free repair kit For additional information, contact
Campbell Hausfeld toll-free at (800) 241-0448 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET,
Monday through Friday, or visit their website at www.chpower.com.

    About CSA International

    CSA International is a provider of product testing and certification
services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other
products. Recognized in the U.S., Canada and around the world, CSA's marks
appear on billions of products worldwide. CSA International is a division of
CSA Group, which also includes: CSA, a developer of standards and codes;
OnSpeX for consumer product evaluation services; and QMI, a leading North
American management systems registrar. CSA International can be found online
at www.csa-international.org





For further information:

For further information: Anthony Toderian, Senior Media Relations
Officer, CSA Group, T: (416) 747-2620, E: anthony.toderian@csagroup.org

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