About Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats
Recall Date: 7/28/2011
The recalled thermostats are rectangular, white, programmable thermostats used to control electric baseboard and fan heaters. “Honeywell” or “Cadet” is printed on the front of the thermostats that come in various sizes. The model number and four-digit date code are printed on a label inside the front cover of the thermostat. The model numbers listed below are included in this recall. Only models with date codes beginning with 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 or 06 are included. Brand NameModel Number Honeywell CT1950A1003 Honeywell CT1950B1002 Honeywell CT1957A1008 CADET T4700B1030 CADET T4700A1040 Honeywell T4700B1014 Honeywell T4700A1016
For additional information, contact Honeywell toll-free at (888) 235-7363 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT. Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at http://www.yourhome.honeywell.com/T4700
- Home improvement stores, HVAC and electrical stores, and contractors from January 2000 to December 2007 for between $80 and $300.
- Honeywell International Inc., of Morris Township, N.J.
Category ID: 67925
Number of Units Sold: About 77,000
- The thermostats can overheat, causing them to melt and smoke. This poses a burn hazard to the consumer.
- Honeywell has received 16 reports of thermostats melting. There have been no reports of injuries.
Resolution, Remedy, Fix
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled thermostats by setting the thermostats to 45 degrees or turning them off. Only models with a “B” in the model number have an off switch. Consumers should contact Honeywell for a free replacement installed by Honeywell.
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