Recall date: July 25, 2013
Recall number: 13-249

Recall Summary

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
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 Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 107,000
Description:

The fans can melt, deform and catch fire during use. There are 464 reports of the circular table fans melting.

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

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

 
Remedy:

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

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

Manufactured In:
China