Recall: Space Heaters
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Winter weather has arrived in much of the United States. Play it safe by checking if your cold weather-related products have been previously recalled before you use them this season. It could save your life or that of your family.
|Recall Press Release
|Meijer Touch Point Oscillating Ceramic Heaters
|The oscillating mechanism in the heaters can short out, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
|Flow Pro, Airtech, Aloha Breeze & Comfort Essentials Heaters
(2.2 million units)
|The heaters can malfunction resulting in overheating, smoking, burning, melting and fire.
|Lasko Portable Electric Heaters
|An electrical connection in the base of the unit can overheat, causing it to melt and expose the electrical connection, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
|Honeywell Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats
|The thermostats can overheat, causing them to melt and smoke. This poses a burn hazard to the consumer.
|GE Zoneline Air Conditioners and Heaters
|An electrical component in the heating system can fail, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Find out more about these recalled products and others that may be in your home by visiting www.saferproducts.gov
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: www.saferproducts.gov, call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.