This recall involves Heat Hero portable mini heaters. The 350W plug-in ceramic space heaters are black and measure about 10 inches tall and 5 inches wide. They have at the top an LED digital screen that displays the temperature and four control buttons, a front grill, a red on/off button on the right side, a three-prong plug on the back and a vent on the bottom. The Heat Hero logo is printed on the product packaging.
Portable mini heatersAbout 20,000 (In addition, about 49 units weres sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69604r-eng.php
Online at Shop.buyheathero.com from October 2018 through March 2019 for between $35 and $45.
Recall Date: Apr 17, 2019
The firm has received 117 reports of the heater overheating, including 47 units smoking and 10 catching on fire, two resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Heat Hero LLC, of Irvine, Calif.
Recall ID: 8536
Last Published: Apr 17, 2019
Emert Number: 19738
Emert Status: Announced