Vornado Air Recalls SRTH Small Room Portable Tower Heaters Due to Fire Risk Story-level
SRTH Small Room Tower Heaters
The heaters are incorrectly wired due to a manufacturing error which can cause the tower heater to overheat, posing a fire hazard.
March 09, 2023
This recall involves Vornado SRTH small room tower heaters with a date code of “JUL22” and “TYPE SRTH” printed on the silver rating label located on the bottom of the product. The electric space heaters are black and measure about 12.5 inches high by 6 inches wide by 6 inches in diameter and have two heat settings (low and high) and a fan only/no heat setting. “Vornado” with a red “V” behind it is located on the front of the unit. Only units with a date code of “JUL22” are included in this recall. The date code is printed on the silver rating label located on the bottom of the heater as the first five digits of the serial number.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and visit the Vornado website to register for the recall and receive a full refund.
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