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Check Your Home for These Winter Weather-Related Recalled Products

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Winter weather has arrived in much of the United States. Play it safe by checking if your cold weather-related products have been previously recalled before you use them this season. It could save your life or that of your family.

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Meijer Touch Point Oscillating Ceramic Heaters (13,000 units)11-277The oscillating mechanism in the heaters can short out, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Flow Pro, Airtech, Aloha Breeze & Comfort Essentials Heaters (2.2 million units)11-069The heaters can malfunction resulting in overheating, smoking, burning, melting and fire.
Lasko Portable Electric Heaters (107,500 units)11-121An electrical connection in the base of the unit can overheat, causing it to melt and expose the electrical connection, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Honeywell Electric Baseboard and Fan Heater Thermostats (77,000 units)11-289The thermostats can overheat, causing them to melt and smoke. This poses a burn hazard to the consumer.
GE Zoneline Air Conditioners and Heaters (90,600 units)11-247An electrical component in the heating system can fail, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Find out more about these recalled products and others that may be in your home by visiting www.saferproducts.gov.

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