WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/CE-North-America-Recalls-Fan-Heaters
Name of Product: KUL Fan Heaters
Hazard: The fan heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fan heaters and contact CE North America for instructions on returning the recalled heaters with a prepaid shipping label. The firm will issue a refund check upon receipt of the returned fan heaters.
Consumer Contact: CE North America toll-free at 844-645-3208 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.cemglobal.com and click on the "Product Recall" link at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 28,000 in the United States (in addition, about 260 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves KUL small, black portable fan heaters. The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. The fan heater measures about 9 inches long by 5 inches wide by 10.5 inches tall. The fans weigh about two pounds. An adhesive label is on the bottom of the heater with model number "KU39229" and "Date: 0515" in the lower right-hand corner.
Incidents/Injuries: CE North America has received four reports of the fan heaters overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.
Sold Exclusively at: Bed, Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com from August 2015 through October 2015 for about $20.
Importer: CE North America LLC, of Miami, Fla.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/56902r-eng.php
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