Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop Recalled by Conair Corp. Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards, this is a recall blog post that my very good friends Carl and Ceil posted to help folks. They sure are two ActiveRain members y'all want to get too know. And visit their blog!!! As I have said before, if your going to be buying a home in the Texas Hill Country. You'll only want Mr. Carl Winters to do your Home Inspection, you just won't fine a better Inspector in the Hill Country area!!!
January 22, 2010 - I saw this on the Recall List: Below is the description.
Forwarded by Carl Winters, Complete Inspection Service for information you need to contact Conair Corp.
2. Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop Recalled by Conair Corp. Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2010
Release # 10-117
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 687-6916
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop Recalled by Conair Corp. Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards
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 products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop
Units: About 162,000
Distributor: Conair Corp., of Stamford, Conn.
Hazard: Hot water mixed with Lysol can forcefully spurt out and rupture the housing unit, posing a burn hazard and a laceration hazard to consumers from the broken housing unit.
Incidents/Injuries: Conair has received 14 reports of hot water forcefully spilling out of the water reservoir compartment including two minor burn injuries to consumers who sought medical attention.
Description: This recall involves the Lysol Steam Cleaning Mop by Conair with model numbers SM10L or SM10LR. The model number is printed on the bottom of the mop under the microfiber cloth.
Sold at: Department, drug, hardware and home improvement stores and mass merchandisers nationwide and on the Internet from September 2006 through September 2009 for about $40.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mop and contact Conair to receive a free replacement steam cleaning mop.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Conair at (800) 687-6916 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.conair.com/recallmop
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10117.html