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Recall: Meijer Touch Point Fan Heaters Due to Shock, Fire Hazards

By Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer on March 2, 2012

According to news sources, a recall has been issued for about 6,102 units of Forced Air Heaters due to the recalled product posing fire, shock hazards to consumers.

The company, Meijer Inc., announced the recall after it was found that the recalled heater units contained exposed and unshielded electrical components that could potentially cause it to overheat and melt. Such a situation would pose fire and electrical shock hazards to unsuspecting consumers. The recalled heaters include those with model number HW-218 as well as UPC code 7-13733-30927-1.

There have been no reported injuries to date in connections with the recalled heater units, although there has been one incident reported of one of the recalled units melting.

Consumers should stop using the recalled heater units and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund amount.

As a Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer, I understand the inherent dangers of defective products and the risks they entail. I hope this information can help raise awareness about this recalled product and keep consumers safe. If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a personal injury lawyer Riverside to learn about the legal options available to you.

Honeywell Surround Select Portable Electric Heaters Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

By Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer on January 12, 2012

According to news sources, Kaz USA Inc., has announced the voluntary recall of its Honeywell Surround Select Portable Electric Heaters after it was found that the products internal housing can potentially detach, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

The recall of about 19,000 heater units was announced by the company in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) due to the internal components inside the heater detaching and posing a burn hazard as a result. The recalled heaters have model numbers HZ-420, HZ-430, and HZ-440, with the words “Honeywell” and “Surround Heat” reportedly printed on the front of the product.

There have been no injuries reported to date.

Consumers can contact Kaz USA Inc., directly at (800) 370-8137 for a full refund of the recalled product.

As a Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer, I’ve seen recalls of this kind in the past and know the severity of the hazards they entail. I hope this information can help raise awareness about this recalled product. If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a Personal Injury Attorney Los Angeles to learn about the legal options available to you. Please, continue to visit our blog for regular updates about unsafe and dangerous consumer products.

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