Bionaire & Sunbeam Heater Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: Bionaire and Sunbeam Heater Recall [Canada]Sunbeam recalls an estimated 647 Bionaire and Sunbeam brand Oil Filled Heaters due to scalding and property damage hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/JeRtV

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/43391r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Oil Filled Heaters are subject to this recall:

  • Bionaire brand Oil Filled Heater; model number: BOF2001-CN; UPC: 048894035470
  • Sunbeam brand Oil Filled Heater; model number: SOF1000-CN; UPC: 048894032226

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Heater’s design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, the Heaters may spray or expel heated oil, posing a potential scald hazard to consumers and damage their property. Sunbeam has received 31 reports of incidents in Canada involving the Bionaire brand model BOF2001-CN heater spraying/expelling oil leading to minor property damage. One incident involved a consumer slipping on the oil resulting in a sprained wrist.

Health Canada has received one consumer report of the Heaters leaking oil, and no injuries were reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled Oil Filled Heater, please do not use it. Instead, unplug your Heater and contact Sunbeam for instructions on how to cut the cord/plug and send it to Sunbeam to receive a refund.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-065
Recalls Direct RIN: 4863-2015
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