Recall date: January 29, 2015
Recall number: 15-065

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Oil-Filled Heater
Hazard:
The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil, posing a scald hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

Sunbeam Products, Inc. at (800) 515-4715 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on "Oil Filled Heater Recall" for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 34,000 in United States
Description:

The oil-filled heaters can spray heated oil.

Description:

This recall involves Holmes brand oil-filled heaters that are black or white in color. The heaters included in the recall are about 23 inches tall, 6 inches deep and 12 inches wide and have model number HOH3000 or HOH3000B printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The "Holmes" logo is near the power switch and temperature control. Products affected have a code on the heater plug blade within the following range: G192 through G298.  No other codes are affected.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received approximately 40 reports of units that unexpectedly sprayed heated oil, resulting in reports of property damage involving damaged carpet and fabrics. No injuries reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heater, unplug it and contact Sunbeam for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

Sold At:

Target and small department stores nationwide from August 2014 through November 2014 for about $50.

Distributor(s):

Sunbeam Products, Inc., Boca Raton, Fla.

Manufactured In:
China