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If You Bought This Fan, Stop Using It Immediately, Authorities Say

Summer is heating up, making many people eager to cool off by any means necessary. Unfortunately, if you rely on a particular type of fan to keep the heat down, you could be harming yourself. Experts are now saying that anyone who owns this particular device should stop using it immediately. Read on to find out if your fan is affected and what you should do to keep yourself safe.

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On July 21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Rite Aid had recalled approximately 9,780 rechargeable hand fan.

Affected fans are sold exclusively at state Rite Aid stores from April 2021 to June 2021 for about $10. The fans, weighing approximately 8.8 oz., are sold in blue and pink and are identifiable by the number 9050103 printed on their box and on a sticker attached to the fan.

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Fans were withdrawn from the market after it was discovered that their lithium batteries could overheat while charging, posing a fire risk.

Although no injuries have been reported as of the recall date, Rite Aid has received two reports of fans emitting smoke.

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If you own recalled fans, note Rite Aid lưu against their use. Instead, contact Rite Aid at 800-748-3243 on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET or on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET or access to product recall page for more information.

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While the recall was only announced through the CPSC in July, Rite Aid warned its customers not to use the fan for more than a month.

On June 18, Rite Aid first mentioned the hand-held fans being recalled, notifying customers that they could overheat and urging them to “remove [them] right away.”

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