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EMERGENCY RECALL – Heaters Recalled due to Scalding Hazard 


KENTUCKY (01/29/15) - The Sunbeam company has issued a recall of the following product due to dangerous potential for harm.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of Sunbeam Holmes Oil Filled Heaters due to scalding hazard. 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.

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 as of this time.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heater, unplug it and contact Sunbeam for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

These items were sold at Target and small department stores nationwide from August 2014 through November 2014 for about $50.

Owners may contact Sunbeam Products, Inc. at (800) 515-4715 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on “Oil Filled Heater Recall” for more information.

Information provided by The Consumer Product Safety Commission
Posted by J.L. Graham
KenCo News
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