Meijer Recalls Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heaters Due to a Fire Hazard

Touch Point-brand portable electric baseboard convection heaters with a model number of BBC-1500 can overheat.

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Touch Point Portable Baseboard Convection Heaters

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The heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

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Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime, or online at www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help section.

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About 4,560

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This recall involves Touch Point brand portable, electric baseboard convection heaters with model BBC-1500 and date code 0611.  “Touch Point” can be found on the front of the product and the model and date code can be found on a silver sticker on the back side of the product. The heaters were manufactured in June 2011. The heaters are black and measures approximately 30-inches long by 6-inches deep by 12-inches high.

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Meijer has received two reports of overheating incidents, including one report of a fire that resulted in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and return the product to a Meijer customer service desk for a full refund.

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Meijer stores from September 2011 through February 2013 for about $50. 

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Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Foshan Guanmei Electrical Co., LTD., of Foshan, China

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  • Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heater – Model BBC-1500 - Front

  • Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heater – Model BBC-1500 - Back