3M Recalls Air Purifiers Due to Fire Hazard

8:20 AM, Mar 28, 2013   |    comments
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Washington, DC (WLTX) -- The Consumer Product Safety Council has issued a product recall for two Air Purifiers due to fire hazard.

The 3M Filtrete Air Purifier models recalled:
Ultra Quiet, model number FAP00-RS
Maximum Allergen, model number FAP00-L

Models being recalled carry serial numbers that begin with E, F, G, H, I, or J.

The report states 3M has received two incident reports: one purifier overheating, and in another the filter catching fire.

If your believe your air purifier could be included in this product recall, you are advised to unplug and stop using the unit.

3M will provide a prepaid shipping box for consumers to return the purifier for a free replacement.

Contact:
3M at 800-388-3485 - 8A - 7P eastern
Or visit www.filtrete.com/roomairpurifiers and click on the FAP00-RS recall link for more information.

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