Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Sears and Kmart Recall Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters Recall

Sears and Kmart Recall Kenmore Oscillating Fan Heaters Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Description

This recall involves Kenmore oscillating fan heaters with model number 127.90914310. The model number and Kenmore are printed on a silver sticker on the bottom of the unit. The fan heaters are gray and white, measure about 12 inches tall by 9 inches wide, have two dials at the top for temperature and fan speed and a red on-off button on the front base. Kenmore is printed on the front bottom of the fan heaters.

Incidents/Injuries

Sears and Kmart have received seven reports of the fan heaters smoking or catching fire, including two reports of injuries. Injuries include one report of smoke inhalation and one report of a blister to a consumer’s finger.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled fan heaters and return them to any Sears or Kmart store for a full refund.

Sold at

Sears and Kmart stores nationwide from September 2013 through November 2013 for between $35 and $40.

Importer

Sears Holdings, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Distributor
Sears Holdings, of Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Manufacturer

Collins Co., of China

Consumer Contact:

Sears/Kmart toll-free at 1-888-820-3341

from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT on Saturday, or visit the firms’ websites at www.sears.com and www.kmart.com click on Product Recall for more information.


Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Norwood Furniture Recalls Science Tables 2014

Norwood Furniture Recalls Science Tables due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert) January 2014

Contact


School Outfitters toll-free: at 1-866-619-1776 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Information

This recall involves Norwood Furniture’s science tables. The rectangular tables have a black laminate finish tabletop with a light brown hardwood base and four legs. There are black floor grips at the bottom of each wooden leg. The table has two rectangular, front open compartments. The affected products include item numbers, NOR-PIH1027-SO for the 24” W x 48” L x 30” H table, NOR-PIH1028-SO for the 24” W x 54” L x 30” H table and NOR-PIH1029-SO for the 24” W x 60” L x 30” H table. Consumers can locate the item number on the underside of the tabletop which is listed with the Commercial Furniture phone number, the OCI# and Country of Origin:China.

Incidents/Injuries

There have been eight reports of instability of the tables, three of which are reports of the legs splitting. No reported injuries.

Remedy

Customers should contact School Outfitters to set up repair appointments with installation experts to replace the legs on all affected tables free of charge. School Outfitters is contacting customers directly.

Sold exclusively at

Online at www.schooloutfitters.com from June 2013 through September 2013 for about $190 to $220.

Importer
School Outfitters of Norwood, Ohio

Manufactured in:
China