Note: This recall has been reannounced to include additional units sold.

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

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"The oscillating mechanism in the heaters can short out, posing a fire hazard to consumers."
Remedy:
Refund

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 6,700"
Description:

The oscillating mechanism in the heaters can short out.

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):
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Meijer, of Grand Rapids, Mich.

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Manufactured In:
China