Westinghouse Portable Generators Recalled by MWE Investments Due to Fire H ...



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 “Westinghouse iGen2500” printed in white lettering on the side and on the front of the generator. The Westinghouse iPro2500 has a plastic gray cover. “Westinghouse iPro2500” is printed in white lettering on the side and front of the generator. The number of watts is also printed on the side. It reads 2200 Running Watts and 2500 Peak Watts. The generators measure about 20 inches long by 18 wide inches by 11 inches tall. They weigh about 49 pounds.
Product:
Portable Inverter GeneratorsAbout 4,500
Retailer:
Online at Amazon.com, apelectricgenerators.com, Climate Right.com, Homedepot.com, Houzz.com, Menards.com, PowerEquipmentDirect.com, and Walmart.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for between $580 and $600.
Distributor:
MWE Investments of Columbus, Ohio
Recall Date:    Dec 7, 2017
Injury:
The firm has received four reports of the recalled generators overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
MWE Investments of Columbus, Ohio
Recall ID:    8200
Last Published:    Dec 7, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18055
Emert Status:    Announced