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Sharper image quadra-professional series stopped working

The blue light is off and there is no air flow. I bought it 11/06

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Sharper Image has discontinued the product after Consumer Reports ran a test on ionizers.  Sharper Image couldn't prove they cleaned the air and had to pay all legal fees forcing the company into Chapter 11.  They recalled the items as well but couldn't honor the checks.
EPA data has proven that in some environments they can be harmful to use.
Consumer Products Safety Commission is going to issue a report by the end of the year.  It's possible that sales of all ionizers will be gone by next year.

Posted on Sep 23, 2008

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