Recall: Sunbeam Oil-Filled Heater
On 2015-01-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sunbeam Oil-Filled Heater due to a potential scald hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2014 for about $50.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Sunbeam heater recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Space Heaters category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 515-4715
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What is the problem?
The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil, posing a scald hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Holmes brand oil-filled heaters that are black or white in color. The heaters included in the recall are about 23 inches tall, 6 inches deep and 12 inches wide and have model number HOH3000 or HOH3000B printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The "Holmes" logo is near the power switch and temperature control. Products affected have a code on the heater plug blade within the following range: G192 through G298. No other codes are affected.
These items were sold new+ at Target and small department stores nationwide from August 2014 through November 2014 for about $50.
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 heater, unplug it and contact Sunbeam for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.
Sunbeam Products, Inc. at (800) 515-4715 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on "Oil Filled Heater Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received approximately 40 reports of units that unexpectedly sprayed heated oil, resulting in reports of property damage involving damaged carpet and fabrics. No injuries 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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