42,500 Kenmore Fan Heaters Recalled: Burning Hazards
Sears and Kmart Stores have recalled 42,500 Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters due to broken motor mounts that can cause the items to overheat. The possible consequences of overheating are the item catching fire itself and burning other items close by.
About the Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heater Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), these fan heaters can ignite from broken motor mounts and can even burn other surrounding items.
The CPSC suggests consumers unplug the device from the outlet and return it to the Sears or Kmart store for a full refund.
There have already been seven reports of the unit catching fire or starting to smoke, along with two reports of injuries that include a burn injury and smoke inhalation injury.
Description of the Recalled Fan Heaters
- The recalled fan heaters have the model number 127.90914310 located on a sticker on the bottom of the device.
- The fan heaters are 12 inches tall, 9 inches wide, gray and white in color, have two dials at the top to control temperature and speed and an on/off button at the front.
- The fans were sold at Sears and Kmart stores for $35-40 from September-November 2013.
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