The CPSC Announced The Recall Of Sun-Sational Electric Heaters. The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Sun-Sational Electric Heater
Manufacturer: Lakewood Engineering & Manufacturing Co., of Chicago, Ill.
Recalled Heater’s Electrical Connections Can Come Loose
Hazard: Electrical connections inside of the heater can become loose. This could cause the metal portion of the heater to become energized, posing a serious shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled â€œSun-Sationalâ€� Deluxe Radiant heaters have a metallic gray heating element, white base, and red control knobs. The heater has a label at the base that reads, â€œSUN-sationalâ€� and â€œWarning: Risk of Fire.â€� The oval-shaped heater has an 800 Watt and 1200 Watt setting and has a sensor to alert users of overheating.
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide, including Samâ€™s Club, between August 1996 and February 2004 for between $30 and $40.