Safety Alert Number 0904255


HMI Industries Recalls Floor Cleaners
Due to Burn Hazard
Release #09-204
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 566-5606
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: "Majestic 360" Floor Cleaners
Units: About 44,000
Manufacturer: HMI Industries Inc. , of Strongsville, Ohio
Hazard: The recalled cleaners' wiring can overheat, causing electrical arcing and melting. This poses a burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: HMI has received 40 reports of overheating and damage to carpets. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled floor cleaner is a black-colored, canister-style vacuum with a powered floor tool. The words "Majestic
360" and "FILTERQUEEN" are printed on a label located on the unit. Sold through: Independent distributors nationwide from September 2004 through August 2006 for about $1800. Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled floor cleaners immediately and contact the firm to arrange for a free repair at
an authorized repair center. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact HMI Industries at (800) 566-5606 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.Filterqueen.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09204.html