According to news sources, a recall has been issued for about 6,102 units of Forced Air Heaters due to the recalled product posing fire, shock hazards to consumers.
The company, Meijer Inc., announced the recall after it was found that the recalled heater units contained exposed and unshielded electrical components that could potentially cause it to overheat and melt. Such a situation would pose fire and electrical shock hazards to unsuspecting consumers. The recalled heaters include those with model number HW-218 as well as UPC code 7-13733-30927-1.
There have been no reported injuries to date in connections with the recalled heater units, although there has been one incident reported of one of the recalled units melting.
Consumers should stop using the recalled heater units and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund amount.
As a Los Angeles Personal Injury Lawyer, I understand the inherent dangers of defective products and the risks they entail. I hope this information can help raise awareness about this recalled product and keep consumers safe. If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a personal injury lawyer Riverside to learn about the legal options available to you.