WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Air compressors
Units: About 460,000
Manufacturer: DeVilbiss Air Power Company of Jackson, Tenn.
Hazard: The air compressor motor can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: DeVilbiss received nine reports of motors overheating, including three reports of fire damage to surrounding property. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled compressors were sold under the Craftsman, Delta Shopmaster, DeVilbiss, Husky and Porter-Cable brand names. The model number and manufacture date on each unit is located on the unit name plate on the tank. The model numbers, brands, tank size, orientation and color are shown below:
|Craftsman||919-16644||15 gal. vertical||Red||5/2004 – 3/2005|
|Craftsman||919-16724||15 gal. horizontal||Red||9/2000 – 3/2003|
|Craftsman||919-16724-1||15 gal. horizontal||Red||9/2002 – 12/2003|
|Craftsman||919-16724-2||15 gal. horizontal||Red||7/2003 – 5/2005|
|Craftsman||919-16724-3||15 gal. horizontal||Red||5/2004 – 1/2005|
|Craftsman||919-16725||15 gal. horizontal||Red||12/2002 – 12/2003|
|Craftsman||919-16725-1||15 gal. horizontal||Red||7/2003 – 8/2004|
|Porter-Cable||C2000-WK||6 gal. pancake||Red||1/2004 – 5/2004|
|Porter-Cable||C3001||4 gal. stacked||Red||1/2004 – 7/2004|
|Delta Shopmaster||CP503||12 gal. horizontal||Gray||6/2002 – 3/2003|
|Delta Shopmaster||CP503-1||12 gal. horizontal||Gray||5/2003 – 3/2004|
|DeVilbiss Impact Series||HFAC 3030||3 gal. horizontal||Blue||1/2003 – 7/2004|
|Husky||Y6010-WK||25 gal. vertical||Red||2/2003 – 9/2003|
|Husky||Y6010-WK-1||25 gal. vertical||Red||7/2003 – 9/2003|
|Husky||Y6020-WK||25 gal. vertical||Red||5/2003 – 3/2004|
Sold at: DeVilbiss, Porter-Cable, Husky, and Delta Shopmaster brand compressors were sold at home centers nationwide from January 2003 through December 2004 for between $199 and $299. Craftsman-brand compressors were sold at Sears stores nationwide from September 2000 through December 2005 for between $199 and $229.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled compressors and call DeVilbiss or Sears for a free inspection and repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, consumers with DeVilbiss, Porter-Cable, Husky and Delta compressors should contact DeVilbiss toll-free at (866) 220-5627 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.porter-cable.com or www.devap.com (pdf). Consumers with Craftsman-brand compressors should call Sears toll-free at (888) 279-8013, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT and Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or visit their website at www.sears.com
Location of model number and manufacture date on Husky and Craftsman brand air compressors
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
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