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28,000 portable fan heaters recalled for overheating risk

About 28,000 of the $20 KUL small, black portable fan heaters were sold in the U.S. at Bed, Bath & Beyond nationwide and online. (Source: U.S. CPSC) About 28,000 of the $20 KUL small, black portable fan heaters were sold in the U.S. at Bed, Bath & Beyond nationwide and online. (Source: U.S. CPSC)
The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. (Source: U.S. CPSC) The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. (Source: U.S. CPSC)
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Fan heaters are being recalled due to a potential for them to overheat and catch on fire.

About 28,000 of the $20 KUL small, black portable fan heaters were sold in the U.S. at Bed, Bath & Beyond nationwide and online at www.bedbathandbeyond.com from August 2015 through October 2015, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

There have been reports of the fan heaters overheating and catching on fire. There were no reports of injuries.

The KUL logo is printed on the front bottom of the heaters next to the power dial. The fan heater measures about 9 inches long by 5 inches wide by 10.5 inches tall. They weigh about two pounds. An adhesive label is on the bottom of the heater with model number “KU39229” and “Date: 0515” in the lower right-hand corner. 

Anyone who has one of the heaters is asked to immediately stop using them and contacted CE North America for instructions on returning the recalled heaters with a prepaid shipping label. A refund check should be issued when the fan heaters are returned.

Call CE North America toll-free at 844-645-3208 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at productrecall@cemglobal.com or online at www.cemglobal.com and click on the “Product Recall” link at the bottom of the page for more information. 

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