The following recall has been announced:
About 44,000 Majestic 360 floor cleaners, manufactured in the United States by HMI Industries Inc. of Strongsville, Ohio, because the wiring can overheat and pose a burn hazard.
The company has received 40 reports of overheating and damaged carpets.
The recalled cleaners were sold by independent distributors around the country between September 2004 and August 2006.
For details: by phone at 800-566-5606; by web at http://www.filterqueen.com or http://www.cpsc.gov.
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