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Home Depot Recalls Soleil Portable Fan Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

  • Home Depot Soleil portable fan heater
  • Box for Home Depot Soleil portable fan heater
  • Sticker on Home Depot Soleil portable fan heater
Name of Product:
Soleil portable fan heaters
Hazard:

The portable fans plastic housing can melt, deform and catch fire during use, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
July 25, 2013
Units:
About 107,000
Consumer Contact

Home Depot toll-free at (877) 527-0313 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET any day, or online at www.homedepot.com and click on Product Recalls for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Soleil portable fan heaters with model number LH-707. The model number is printed on the underside of the fan on a sticker.  The circular table fans are white plastic and are 1500 watts. Soleil is printed on the center front of the fan. The fans have a thermostat control on the bottom left front and a power and fan speed control on the bottom right front. The fans measure about 8 inches in diameter by 8? inches tall.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fan heaters and return them to Home Depot for a full refund. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Home Depot has received 464 reports of the fans melting. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
 

Sold Exclusively At

Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2012 through May 2013 for about $15.

Importer:

Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia

Importer

Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-249
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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