The safety cutoff can fail to function allowing the heater to rapidly overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves model SF14TA Smart Thermaflo Bathroom Heater Fans with nightlight manufactured in 2015 and 2016. The fan is a white rectangle about 13 inches wide and 10 inches high with a plastic grill on the front. “Seabreeze International Corporation,” SF14TA and date code are on a label on the bottom or side of the fan. Affected units have a date code ending in 5 or 6.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bathroom heaters and contact Seabreeze International for a full refund.
Seabreeze has received one report of a unit overheating and catching on fire when turned on, leaving scorch marks on a wall. No injuries have been reported.
Ace Hardware, Amazon, HomeDepot.com, Wayfair, Sharper Image, Brookstone and Air, and Water Inc. in store and online from August 2015 through May 2017 for between $60 and $65.
Suzhou Primetech Electronics Co., of JiangSu, China
Seabreeze International Corp., of Ontario, Canada