Air King Valencia Range Hood Recall [US & Canada]


Air King Valencia Range Hood Recall [US & Canada]

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Canada FlagUS FlagCanada/Ottawa & US/Washington: Air King America, LLC, of West Chester, Pennsylvania establishment recalls an estimated 8,240 Wall-Mounted Air King Valencia Range Hoods due to suspected anchor bolt attachment failure and resultant risk of injury and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/nbIL30oiG94; HCSC: http://ht.ly/WUrT30oiGbm

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Air-King-America-Recalls-Wall-Mounted-Range-Hoods-Due-to-Injury-Hazard

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69004r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Air King Valencia Wall-Mounted Range Hoods in 30 and 36 inch widths.

The recalled Range Hoods measure approximately 18 inches high without the vertical exhaust duct cover and were sold in the following finishes: stainless steel, white and black. The brand, “Air King” can be found on the motor housing behind the removable grease filters. This recall only includes VAL and ESVAL series hoods, as follows:

  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30B
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30BL
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30S
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30SS
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30W
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL30WH
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30B
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30BAB
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30BLK
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30S
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30SAB
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30SS
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30W
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30WAB
  • Valencia Series 30″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL30WHT
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL36
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL36BL
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL36S
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL36SS
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL36W
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number ESVAL36WH
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36B
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36BAB
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36BLK
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36S
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36SAB
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36SS
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36W
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36WAB
  • Valencia Series 36″ Range Hood, sold under the model number VAL36WHT
  • Valencia Series, sold under the model number TVWS930SS

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

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

According to the CPSC, the wall mounting anchors provided with the recalled Range Hoods do not adequately secure the unit to the wall, posing an injury hazard to the operator and to those nearby. Air King America has received one (1) report of a Valencia Range Hood coming loose from the wall soon after installation that resulted in minor damage to the cook top. No injuries were reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Range Hoods, please do not use them. Instead, kindly inspect your Range Hoods as per the instructions provided at http://www.airkinglimited.com/recall to determine if your unit included in recall. If the Range Hood is covered by this recall, Air King will provide you with free replacement wall anchors installed by a qualified technician.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Air King America toll free at 1-877-304-3785 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at AKVALrecall@airkinglimited.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.airkinglimited.com and click on the Product Recall link for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Range Hoods, please search for “range hoods” or more generically, “kitchen appliances” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Air King America, LLC, please search for “Air King” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the Valencia brand name, please search for “Valencia” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-086
HCSC ID number: RA-69004
Recalls Direct RIN: 11310-2019
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