Westinghouse Portable Generator Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Westinghouse Portable Generator Recall [US]MWE Investments recalls an estimated 4,500 Westinghouse Portable Inverter Generators due to suspected overheating and consequential risk of fire and property damage, all serious health hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/1MmV30hbO0O

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Westinghouse-Portable-Generators-Recalled-by-MWE-Investments-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Westinghouse iGen2500 and iPro2500 Portable Inverter Generators used to power appliances, cell phones or other electronic devices.

  • The iGen2500 has a bright blue plastic cover and has the phrase, “Westinghouse iGen2500” printed in white lettering on the side and on the front of the Generator.
  • The Westinghouse iPro2500 has a plastic gray cover and the model, “Westinghouse iPro2500” printed in white lettering on the side and front of the Generator.

The number of watts is also printed on the side of each Generator and reads 2200 Running Watts and 2500 Peak Watts. Each of the Generators measure approximately 20 inches long by 18 wide inches by 11 inches tall and weigh approximately 49 pounds.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Generators can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Portable Inverter Generators can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Generators, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact MWE Investments to arrange for a free repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact MWE Investments toll-free at 1-855-944-3571 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.westinghouseportablepower.com and click on the “Product Safety” link located at the top of the page or by e-mail at info@wpowereq.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty Portable Generators, please search for “generator” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications relating products and vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by MWE Investments, please search for “MWE Investments” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating products and vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Westinghouse, please search for “Westinghouse” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-055
Recalls Direct RIN: 9567-2017
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