Vornado Electric Space Heater Recall Reannounced [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Vornado Electric Space Heater Recall [US]Vornado Air LLC, of Andover, Kansas reannounces its existing recall for an estimated 350,000 Vornado VH101 Personal Vortex Electric Space Heaters due to suspected overheating and consequential risk of fire and burns, all serious health and safety hazards. One (1) death has been reported. CPSC: http://ht.ly/S9Vd30ly3zf

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Vornado-Air-Reannounces-Recall-of-Electric-Space-Heaters-Following-Report-of-Death-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Vornado VH101 Personal Vortex Electric Space Heaters sold in black, coral orange, grayed jade, cinnamon, fig, ice white and red color/styles.

  • The recalled Heaters measure approximately 7.2 inches long by 7.8 inches wide by 7.10 inches high and have two heat settings (LOW and HIGH) as well as a FAN ONLY/NO HEAT setting. The brand, “Vornado” with a stylized letter “V” behind it is printed on the front of the unit while the model/type designation of “VH101” the individual serial number and ETL mark are printed on a silver rating label on the bottom of the unit.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Electric Space Heaters can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Electric Space Heaters can overheat when in use, posing fire and burn hazards. In December 2017, a 90-year-old man in Chanhassen, Minnesota died as a result of a fire involving the recalled Heater. In addition, Vornado has received a total of nineteen (19) reports of the Heaters catching on fire.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Space Heaters, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Vornado for instructions on how to receive a full refund or a free replacement unit, including free shipping.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Vornado toll-free at 1-855-215-5131 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.vornado.com and click on the “Recalls” link in the lower right corner of the homepage or http://www.vornado.com/recalls and click on the “VH101 Personal Heater” recall link for more information..

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Space Heaters, please search for “heater” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Vornado Air LLC, please search for “Vornado” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-199
Recalls Direct RIN: 10552-2018
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