Midea International Recalls Garrison Oil-filled Heaters due to Fire Risk

November 20th, 2013
heater recall

Recall Description

This recall involves Garrison 1500W oil-filled heaters. The recalled units can be identified by a silver label attached to the underside of the unit bearing the model number and a manufacturing date code.

Approximately 110,000 units of the recalled oil heaters were sold exclusively at Canadian Tire stores across Canada between September 2010 to September 2013. All affected heaters were imported from China.

Reason for Recall

Some units may overheat and burn the comfort switch located inside the metal cage, posing a severe fire hazard. Health Canada has not yet received any reports of injuries.

Consumer Remedy

If you believe you have bought one of these defective heaters, you should stop using the affected unit immediately and return it to your local Canadian Tire store for an exchange or refund. If you are unsure if you item is affected by this recall contact Midea International’s Customer Support line at 1-855-204-5313, Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.

For more information on this recall, including affected model numbers, please visit the official Healthy Canadians recall page.

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