The power cord can become damaged near the cord bushing, which can lead to overheating of the cord, posing fire and burn hazards. In addition, cord damage near the bushing can result in exposed copper wires, posing a shock hazard.
This recall expansion involves all Steamfast brand Home and Away Travel Steam Irons with model numbers SF-717, SF-720 and SF-727.
The model numbers are printed on the back of the irons.
Steamfast is printed on the white irons.
Vornado has received a total of 74 reports of incidents, including 18 additional reports of the iron’s power cord smoking, sparking, catching fire, or overheating at the power cord, or of the power cord becoming damaged. Vornado has received two reports of minor shocks.
Name of Product: Steamfast Home & Away Travel Steam Irons
Recall Date: December 14, 2023
Recall Number: 24-050
Hazard: The power cord can become damaged near the cord bushing, which can lead to overheating of the cord, posing fire and burn hazards. In addition, cord damage near the bushing can result in exposed copper wires, posing a shock hazard.
Sold At: Walmart, Bed Bath & Beyond and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Vornado.com, Steamfast.com and other websites from January 2009 through September 2023 for between $13 and $30.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled irons and visit the Steamfast or Vornado website to register for the recall and receive a refund or a free replacement iron.
Units: About 1.75 million (In addition, about 9,000 in Canada)
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Vornado toll-free at 866-827-3362 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.steamfast.com/recalls/travelirons to start a recall submission. Consumers can also visit www.vornado.com or www.steamfast.com, and click on “Product Recalls” at the top of the page for more information.
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