Venmar Ventilation is recalling about 108,000 air exchangers in the United States – with an additional 77,500 previously recalled in March 2007, December 2007, and June 2011 – and about 207,000 in Canada.
The motor in the air exchangers can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.
Venmar Ventilation has received four new reports related to this recall expansion. In previous recalls, Venmar Ventilation reported 26 incidents, for a total of 30.
Out of these 30 incidents, five took place in the U.S. and 25 occurred in Canada. All incidents resulted in fires and more than $1.1 million in property damages. No injuries have been reported.