More than 600,000 ceramic tower heaters are being recalled due to fire and burn risks
June 28, 2022
Sienhua Group is recalling about 580,000 WarmWave and Hunter oscillating ceramic tower heaters in the United States and about 37,580 in Canada.
The ceramic tower heater’s cord and plug can overheat when in use, posing fire and burn risks.
The firm has received eight customer reports of fire at the plug or cord and dozens of customer reports of the plug or cord overheating. There have been no reports of injury or death and one report of minor property damage.
This recall involves WarmWave and Hunter 18-inch 1,500-watt oscillating ceramic tower heaters, under license to Sienhua Group (North America).
The heaters are black with an automatic shutoff and two heat settings.
The model number HPQ15G-M can be found on the silver ETL label on the bottom of the heater.
The 18-inch heaters were sold at Home Depot stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, eBay, and other websites from September 2013 through February 2022. The cost was about $30 to $40.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters, unplug the unit, follow the instructions online at www.homeproductservice.com/recall on how to cut the electrical cord to make the unit unusable, and contact the distributor, Sienhua Group (North America) to receive a prorated refund, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.
For more information, call Sienhua Group at 800-267-7857 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET, email [email protected], or visit www.homeproductservice.com/recall.
For details on other recalls, see www.recalls.gov.
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