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.
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
Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from July 2005 to July 2007 for
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to: