Safety Alert Number 1005339


CSPC Announces: Hoover Recalls Upright
Vacuum Cleaners Due to Fire and Shock Hazards
Release #10-248
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 891-2054
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled
consumer product. Name of Product: Hoover(r) WindTunnel T-Series(tm) Bagless Upright Vacuum Cleaners with Cord Rewind
Feature
Units: About 108,000
Importer: Hoover Inc. , of Glenwillow, Ohio
Hazard: The power cord is not properly routed or securely seated in the cord rewind assembly allowing the power
cord to be pulled loose. This poses fire and shock hazards. Incidents/Injuries: Hoover has received three reports of minor burns to carpet and furniture and one report of a
minor burn to a consumer's hand. Description: This recall involves Hoover® WindTunnel T-Series™ Bagless Upright vacuum cleaners with the cord
rewind feature. This feature enables the cord to wind inside the vacuum for storage. The following model numbers
and manufacturing codes are included in the recall. Model Numbers / Manufacturing code ends with. . . UH70110 UH70120 / HO9A O9A
UH70200 UH70205 / JO9A KO9A
UH70210
Vacuums with the manufacturing code KO9A followed by a green dot are not included in this recall. Vacuum
cleaners with the cord rewind feature sold after November 2009 and with any other manufacturing code are not
included in this recall. The model number and manufacturing code can be found on a label on the lower rear part of
the vacuum cleaner. Sold at: Mass merchandisers, department stores and independent vacuum retailers nationwide and online from
August 2009 through May 2010 for between $100 and $160.