The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Campbell Hausfeld have issued a voluntary recall for about 233,000 Campbell Hausfeld and Husky air compressors
. The protective covers on the compressor's motor aren't made or flame retardant material and can ignite, posing a fire hazard
to consumers. Although no injuries have been reported, Campbell Hausfeld has received 11 reports of fires.
The recalled air compressors
were manufactured in China and sold nationwide at home improvement and hardware stores from September 2005 through November 2007 for between $170 and $200. The model and serial numbers for the compressors is on the back of the tank.
Stop using the air compressor immediately and contact Campbell Hausfeld at (800) 241-0448 for a free repair kit. You can also visit the firm's website at www.chpower.com