Vornado recalled its Steamfast Home & Away Travel Steam Irons and Brookstone Steam Bug Travel Steam Irons due to overheating and shock hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) posted the recall on Apr. 27, 2023, and expanded the recall on Dec. 14, 2023.
According to the CPSC, if the steam iron’s power cord is damaged near the base, the cord can overheat, posing fire and burn injury hazards. Additionally, the exposed cord poses a shock hazard.
Vornado has received 74 reports of incidents, including 18 reports stating that the power cord smoked, sparked, or burned its surroundings, and two reports of minor shock injuries.
Approximately 317,000 units were recalled, with an additional 5,000 in Canada. On Dec. 14, 2023, the Vornado steam iron recall was expanded to include 1.75 million additional products.
What models of Vornado’s steam irons are recalled?
Two types of Vornado steam irons were recalled, the Steamfast Home & Away Travel Steam Irons with Dual Voltage, and the Brookstone Steam Bug Travel Steam Irons.
Vornado’s recalled all Steamfast Home & Away Travel Steam Irons with Dual Voltage with the following model numbers:
The Brookstone Steam Bug Travel Steam Irons’ recall only consists of model number 606335, and affects all production date codes.
The CPSC advises consumers to immediately stop using the recalled steam irons. For more information about the recall, consult the CPSC website.
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