Note: The firm is out of business. A remedy is no longer available. Destroy and discard the recalled electric heaters.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2007

Revised April 29, 2013
Release #07-296

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Electric Heaters Recalled by Aloha Housewares Due to Fire Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: "Aloha Breeze" Portable Electric Heaters

Units: About 281,000

Importer/Distributor: Aloha Housewares, Inc. of Arlington, Texas

Hazard: The heater can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Aloha Housewares has received seven reports of heaters melting, smoking or catching fire, including one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled electric heaters are white-colored with the name "Aloha Breeze" printed on the front. The recall includes model number 05226 with date codes of 07/05, 08/05 and 11/05. The model number and date code are printed on the silver label located on the bottom of the heater.

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from July 2005 to July 2007 for about $15.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled heaters immediately and destroy and discard the product. The firm is out of business. A remedy is no longer available.

Picture of Recalled Aloha Breeze Portable Electric HeaterPicture of Recalled Aloha Breeze Portable Electric Heater