Online retail giant, Amazon, has recalled their AmazonBasics brand Ceramic Space Heater due to fire and burn hazards.
The product is the AmazonBasics 1500 Watt Ceramic Space Heater. The recall announcement was made yesterday (June 11, 2019) citing a total of 30 reports of overheating, burning, and/or sparking related to the use of the space heaters. Two of the reports included minor damage to power outlets. Fortunately, no injuries are currently associated with the heaters.
The space heaters were sold online by Amazon in the United States (amazon.com), Canada (amazon.ca), and Mexico (amazon.com.mx) from October 2017 – March 2019 for between $25 and $35.
There are two models included in the recall. One model features an oscillating fan and one without. The heaters were sold in black and silver colors, as pictured above. You can check the label of your product on the back of the unit for the ASIN number.
ASIN numbers in the recall include:
|WITH OSCILLATING FAN||ASIN B074MR2HGM||ASIN B074MWRLZM||WITHOUT OSCILLATING FAN||ASIN B074MX8VNR||ASIN B074MWKSLX|
Consumers who are affected by this recall are urged to discontinue use of the space heaters. Amazon can be contacted directly regarding the recall at firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at 888-280-4331. Amazon will send emails directly to all customers that purchased the impacted products with instructions on how to receive a full refund. Amazon will send the emails to the email address associated with the Amazon account that purchased the product.
The Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Messa & Associates are experienced at handling cases involving defective products and products liability. The firm recently filed suit on behalf of the parents of two boys who were killed in a fire caused by a defective space heater. Our extremely skilled team of personal injury lawyers and medical experts is dedicated to ensuring you receive proper compensation for your personal injuries. If you or a loved one have suffered an injury as a result of a defective space heater, smoke detector, hot water heater, or any other type of defective product, contact the personal injury lawyers of Messa & Associates for a free consultation. Call toll free at 1-877-MessaLaw, or submit a free online inquiry.
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