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Ceramic space heaters are being recalled by Amazon due to fire and burn hazards

Space HeaterAmazon is recalling about 377,000 AmazonBasics 1500 watt ceramic space heaters in the United States, 18,000 in Canada, and 3,765 in Mexico.
The heater can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Amazon has received 25 reports in the United States and five reports in Canada of the ceramic heater overheating, burning, or sparking. Two of those reports included minor damage to power outlets.  There were no injuries associated with the incidents. No incidents were reported in Mexico.
This recall involves AmazonBasics 1500 watt ceramic space heaters. Two models  ASIN B074MR2HGM and ASIN B074MWRLZM have oscillating fans and the others ASIN B074MX8VNR and ASIN B074MWKSLX don't.
The heaters were sold in black and silver colors. The AmazonBasics logo is printed on the front of the units. The following ID numbers are printed on the label on the back of the units: B074MWKSLX, B074MX8VNR, B074MR2HGM, and B074MWRLZM. 
The space heaters were sold online at,, from October 2017 through March 2019 for between $25 and $35.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advised. Purchasers are being contacted by Amazon with instructions on how to receive a refund.
For more information, visit Amazon at [email protected] or call 888-280-4331. Amazon will send emails to all customers that purchased the recalled space heaters with instructions on how to receive a refund. Amazon will send the emails to the email address associated with the Amazon account that purchased the product.


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