Fan heater/heat convector

Recall published
2007-05-07
Brand
Product title
Fan heater/heat convector
Product description
Small fan heater 2000 W, marked extreme heat, packaged in blue and white box.
Risk
The heater had been constructed such that the elements are in contact with the live input terminal on the selector switch. This resulted in the elements being live even when the switch was in the off position and the fan not working. As soon as the heater was plugged in, the elements rapidly heated to red-hot. Surrounding plastics ignited and the heater caught fire.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary recall from consumers
Batch number / barcode
Model number
FH-90C, bar code: 5603883502163
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0444/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
United Kingdom

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