CPSC Recall - Issued 5/10/2013

Meijer Recalls Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heaters Due to a Fire Hazard

Manufacturer: Foshan Guanmei Electrical Co., LTD
Product: Touch Point Portable Baseboard Convection Heaters
Hazard: The heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Injuries: Meijer has received two reports of overheating incidents, including one report of a fire that resulted in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Touch Point brand portable, electric baseboard convection heaters with model BBC-1500 and date code 0611. “Touch Point” can be found on the front of the product and the model and date code can be found on a silver sticker on the back side of the product. The heaters were manufactured in June 2011. The heaters are black and measures approximately 30-inches long by 6-inches deep by 12-inches high.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Meijer stores from September 2011 through February 2013 for about $50.
Units: About 4,560
Consumer Contact: Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime, or online at www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls under the Help section.
Company Website: www.meijer.com