Recall: CS (cribside) Nursery Space Heaters
On 2018-01-31, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding CS (cribside) Nursery Space Heaters due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2017 for about $100.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Vornado cribside space heaters recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cribs & Toddler Beds category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 12 million product units.
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What is the problem?
A broken motor mount can allow the electric heating element to come in contact with the interior plastic materials and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled space heaters, unplug them and contact Vornado for instructions on how to receive a free replacement unit, including free shipping.
Contact Vornado toll-free at 844-202-7978 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.vornado.com and click on the recall graphic in the lower right corner of the homepage for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Vornado has received five reports of the electric heaters catching on fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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