Saturday, January 23, 2010

Lysol Steam-Cleaning Mop Recalled


Conair Corp. is recalling about 162,000 Lysol steam-cleaning mops. 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.


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.

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.

The mops were 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. They were made in China.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mop and contact Conair to receive a free replacement steam cleaning mop.

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.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

ConsumerAffairs.com

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