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Hawthorne Hydroponics recalls humidifiers due to fire and shock hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has posted the following recall summary:

Name of Product: Ideal-Air 175-pint industrial grade humidifiers

Hazard: The humidifiers can overheat while in use, posing fire and shock hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled humidifiers and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund of the purchase price in the form of store credit.

Consumer Contact:

Sunlight Supply toll-free at 888-582-2762 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail at or online at and click on "Voluntary Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 400 (In addition, 70 were sold in Canada)

This recall involves Ideal-Air 175-pint industrial grade humidifiers. The recalled humidifiers are black and have the "Ideal-Air" logo printed near the bottom.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of five incidents of the humidifier overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: GreenCoast Hydroponics, Growers House, Hydro Pros, Urban Garden Center, Red Flag Products stores and other gardening stores nationwide from October 2017 through June 2018 for about $500.

Importer: Sunlight Supply Inc., of Vancouver, Wash., Hawthorne Hydroponics, of Vancouver, Wash., purchased Sunlight Supply's assets on June 4, 2018

Manufacturer: Ningbo Yichao Muffler Science and Technology Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

In Conjunction With: Canada

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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