Vornado recalls 2 million steamers sold nationwide due to burn risk

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Vornado is recalling 2 cardinal garment steamers sold by retailers nationwide due to the fact that they tin spew blistery h2o portion heating oregon successful use, posing a superior pain hazard to those nearby. 

The callback involves Steamfast, Vornado and Sharper Image-branded steamers sold astatine retailers including Bed Bath & Beyond, Walmart and Amazon, according to the notice posted Thursday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. 

Vornado has received 122 reports of blistery h2o spraying oregon spitting from the steam nozzle, including 23 reports of pain injuries, the Andover, Kansas-based importer of the products manufactured successful China stated.

Sold for betwixt $14 and $35 from July 2009 to January 2024, the recalled steamers include: 

  • Steamfast exemplary numbers SF-425, SF-435, SF-440, SF-445, and SF-447
  • Vornado exemplary fig VS-410
  • Sharper Image exemplary fig SI-428
426723135-1072542660480177-4918696395780213436-n.jpg U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

People who purchased the recalled products should halt utilizing them and interaction Vornado for a refund oregon a replacement steamer, depending connected the model. The institution tin beryllium reached astatine 888-240-2768 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday done Friday oregon online at www.vornado.com/recalls/hhgs.

In summation to the astir 2 cardinal steamers sold successful the United States, different astir 13,000 were sold successful Canada, according to the company.

Vornado successful December recalled an further 1.75 cardinal Steamfast question steam irons owed to fire, pain and daze hazards, adding to astir 275,000 antecedently recalled successful April. 

Kate Gibson

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