CPSC: Smart Thermaflo Bathroom Heater Fans with Nightlight
On 2018-11-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Smart Thermaflo Bathroom Heater Fans with Nightlight due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $60 to $65.
About 2,000 units are involved in this fan recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Fans category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 11 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The safety cutoff can fail to function allowing the heater to rapidly overheat, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model SF14TA Smart Thermaflo Bathroom Heater Fans with nightlight manufactured in 2015 and 2016. The fan is a white rectangle about 13 inches wide and 10 inches high with a plastic grill on the front. "Seabreeze International Corporation," SF14TA and date code are on a label on the bottom or side of the fan. Affected units have a date code ending in 5 or 6.
These items were sold new+ at Ace Hardware, Amazon, HomeDepot.com, Wayfair, Sharper Image, Brookstone and Air, and Water Inc. in store and online from August 2015 through May 2017 for between $60 and $65.
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 bathroom heaters and contact Seabreeze International for a full refund.
Seabreeze International at 800-668-6095 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at SF14TA@seabreeze.ca or online at www.seabreeze.ca and click on SF14TA Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Seabreeze has received one report of a unit overheating and catching on fire when turned on, leaving scorch marks on a wall. No injuries 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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