Sauna By Airwall Recalls Infra-Red Sauna Rooms Due to Fire Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Infra-Red Sauna Rooms
Units: About 225
Distributor: Sauna By Airwall Inc., of Bellflower, Calif.
Manufacturer: Xuzhou Waterstar Electronic Co.
Hazard: The heating unit and fuse can fail, leading to overheating of the saunas. This defect can result in a serious fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Sauna By Airwall has received four reports of fires resulting in property damage. There have been no reports of personal injury.
Description: The recalled infra-red sauna rooms are made of wood and include the following model numbers: IC I, IC II, IC III, IC IV, and IC V. The model number is indicated on the serial plate located on the back of the machine, in the lower right hand corner.
IC I (1-Person) Dimensions: 35.5"x41.5"x75"(in)
IC II (2-Person) Dimensions: 47"x47"x75"(in)
IC III (3-Person) Dimensions: 60"x49"x75"(in)
IC IV (4-Person) Dimensions: 69"x53"x75"(in)
IC V (Corner) Dimensions: 59"x23.5"x49x75"(in)
Sold by: Authorized Sauna By Airwall dealers nationwide from November 2006 through April 2008 for between $600 and $4,000.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and disconnect from power source, and contact the firm for a refund. All known users have been contacted.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm collect at (562) 630-2283 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or via e-mail at email@example.com