December might be the month of Christmas but it seems to also be the month of huge recalls.  The latest involves 77,000+ ceiling fans that have been sold since 2018 in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin throughout the United States due to the blades detaching while the fan is in use.  Yes, the blades could come flying at you and 3 people so far have stated that their walls have sustained damage from the blades flying off.

Over 77,000 Ceiling Fans Sold in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin Recalled Due to Blades Flying Off While in Use.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission website, a recall was issued on December 15h, 2021 for two ceiling fan brands - the 52-inch Harbor Breeze Belleisle Bay and the 52 inch Honeywell Rio Ceiling Fans.

Photos and model numbers of the ceiling fans impacted in the huge recall

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Recalled Honeywell 52” Champagne Rio Ceiling Fan – Model No 51623

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Recalled Honeywell 52” Bronze Rio Ceiling Fan - Model No. 50514

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Recalled Harbor Breeze Oil Rubbed Bronze Belleisle Bay Ceiling Fan – Model No. 40651

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Recalled Harbor Breeze Brushed Nickel Belleisle Bay Ceiling Fan – Model No. 40650

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Recalled Honeywell 52” White Rio Ceiling Fan – Model No. 51030

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Recalled Honeywell 52” Brushed Nickel Rio Ceiling Fan – Model No. 50195

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Recalled Honeywell 52” Pewter Rio Ceiling Fan – Model No. 51624

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Above is a photo of the fan housing assembly which shows where you can find the model number on the product.

When and where the recalled ceiling fans were sold.

Over 77,000 products were sold between February 2018 through August 2021 in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, and throughout the United States at the following locations:

  • Lowes.com
  • Amazon.com
  • Wayfair.com
  • Overstock.com
  • Hayneedles.com
  • Houzz.com
  • eAcces.com
  • Menards.com
  • Build.com

What to do if you have purchased one of the ceiling fans that is part of the huge recall.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, you should stop using the ceiling fans immediately and contact the following:

  • Hong Kong China Electric Appliance Manufacture Company (“HKC”)
  • You can reach them toll-free at 888-232-9895 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday,
  • You can reach them by email at ceilingfanrecall@sedgwick.com
  • Contact them online at www.ceilingfanrecall.expertinquiry.com, https://hkcus.com/recall-rio or www.hkcus.com and click on “recall” for more information.

You can read the full recall report here.

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