Aloha Housewares, in cooperation with CPSC, announced a voluntary product recall of its portable heaters due to a fire hazard.
The company has received 29 reports of the heaters melting, catching fire or smoking, including 18 reports of property damage. One consumer suffered minor burns to the hands and feet.
The recalled heaters include electric oscillating tower heaters that display “Aloha Breeze” across the top. The white heaters have model number 02044 and date codes of 06/2006, 06/2007, 06/2008 or 06/2009.
Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled heaters and to contact Aloha Housewares to arrange a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Aloha Housewares at (800) 295-4448 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.