Air Compressors Recalled for Fire Hazard

Campbell Hausfeld, of Harrison, Ohio, is recalling about 233,000 Campbell Hausfeld and Husky Air Compressors. Protective covers on the compressor's motor are not made from proper flame retardant material and can ignite, posing a fire hazard to consumers. The company has received 11 reports of fires, but no injuries have been reported.

The equipment was sold at home improvement and hardware stores nationwide from September 2005 through November 2007 for between $170 and $200. For a listing of models and serial numbers included in the recall, visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08181.html.

For further information, contact the company at (800) 241-0448 or visit http://www.chpower.com.

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