Meijer Recalls Oscillating Ceramic Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

The oscillating mechanism in the heaters can short out.

Recall date: November 23, 2010
Recall number: 11-053
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Touch Point Oscillating Ceramic Heaters

Hazard:

The oscillating mechanism in the heaters can short out, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Meijer toll-free at (800) 927-8699 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.meijer.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 6,700

Description

This recall involves Touch Point PTC oscillating ceramic heater with model number PTC-902 and serial numbers between 35005-43008. Model and serial numbers are located on a sticker on the bottom of the heater. The grey/silver colored heaters are about 10 inches tall and have a screen across the front.

Incidents/Injuries

Meijer has received two reports of incidents involving fires that resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and return them to the nearest Meijer retail store for a full refund of the purchase price.

Sold exclusively at

Meijer stores in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio from October 2009 through October 2010 for about $25.

Manufacturer(s)

Ningbo Dongji Electronic Tech Co. LTC, of Ningbo, Dongki, China

Importer(s)

Meijer, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Manufactured in

China

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