In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, home products manufacturer Vornado has announced the recall of a popular line of personal space heaters.
The VH101 Personal Vortex Heater was sold between 2009 and 2018. The heater is being recalled due to the possibility of overheating when in use, posing fire and burn hazards.
The company is urging customers who own the heater to immediately stop use of the device. Vornado said they will replace the heater or offer a full refund of $30 to affected customers.
To see if your heater is eligible for the recall you can visit the Vornado site here, or call the Vornado recall center at (855) 215-5131.
#Recall: About 350,000 @Vornado VH101 Personal Vortex Heaters; The space heater can overheat when in use, posing fire and burn hazards. Get a full refund or a free replacement unit. CONTACT: 855-215-5131 or https://t.co/yLpjoVUPir. Full recall notice https://t.co/KenbKxVTie pic.twitter.com/QM3qf9iMFM
— US Consumer Product Safety Commission (@USCPSC) April 4, 2018