Type: Product Recall/Alert
Publisher: Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC
Published As: Public
Topics: Product Recalls/Alerts
Incidents/Injuries: Vornado has received 29 reports of units overheating and melting, including seven reports of heaters catching fire, resulting in one report of smoke inhalation and one report of property damage caused by soot and smoke.
Remedy: Customers should immediately turn off and unplug the electric space heater and contact Vornado for instructions on how to receive a free replacement unit, including free shipping.
Sold at:Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, Menards, Orchard Supply, Target and other retailers nationwide and online at Vornado.com and Amazon.com from June 2013 through May 2014 for about $60.
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