This recall involves Vornado VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters sold in the following colors: black, coral orange, grayed jade, cinnamon, fig, ice white and red. The heaters measure about 7.2 inches long by 7.8 inches wide by 7.10 inches high and have two heat settings (low and high) and a fan only/no heat setting. “Vornado” with a “V” behind it is printed on the front of the unit. The model/type “VH101,” serial number and ETL mark are printed on a silver rating label on the bottom of the unit.
VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heatersAbout 350,000
Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, Menards, Orchard Supply, Target and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, Vornado.com and other websites from August 2009 through March 2018 for about $30.
Recall Date: Apr 4, 2018
Vornado has received 15 reports of the heaters catching on fire.
Vornado Air LLC, of Andover, Kan.
Recall ID: 8298
Last Published: Apr 4, 2018
Emert Number: 18136
Emert Status: Announced