About Aloha Housewares “Aloha Breeze” Portable Electric Heaters

Recall Date: 8/30/2007

Electric Heaters Recalled by Aloha Housewares Due to Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 30, 2007 Release #07-296 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 295-4448 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Electric Heaters Recalled by Aloha Housewares Due to Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: “Aloha Breeze” Portable Electric Heaters Units: About 281,000 Importer/Distributor: Aloha Housewares, Inc. of Arlington, Texas Hazard: The heater can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: Aloha Housewares has received seven reports of heaters melting, smoking or catching fire, including one report of minor property damage. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recalled electric heaters are white-colored with the name “Aloha Breeze” printed on the front. The recall includes model number 05226 with date codes of 07/05, 08/05 and 11/05. The model number and date code are printed on the silver label located on the bottom of the heater. Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from July 2005 to July 2007 for about $15. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled heaters immediately and contact the firm for instructions on receiving a free replacement. Consumer Contact: For additional information, call Aloha Housewares at (800) 295-4448 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or send an e-mail to ahitexaslg@aol.com

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Manufacturers

  • Aloha Housewares
  • Wal-Mart

Made In

  • China

Category ID: 1924

Hazards

  • Fire & Fire-Related Burn

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2007/Electric-Heaters-Recalled-by-Aloha-Housewares-Due-to-Fire-Hazard