(WMBF) - An oil-filled heater has been recalled, posing a scald hazard.
The recall involves Holmes brand oil-filled heaters that are black or white in color.
Sunbeam recalled the product Thursday, January 29. An estimated 34,000 of this type have been sold in the United States. The heaters were sold at Target and small department stores nationwide from August 2014 through November 2014 for about $50.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heater, unplug it and contact Sunbeam for instructions on how to obtain a full refund.
The heaters included in the recall are about 23 inches tall, 6 inches deep and 12 inches wide and have model number HOH3000 or HOH3000B printed on a label on the bottom of the product.
The "Holmes" logo is near the power switch and temperature control. Products affected have a code on the heater plug blade within the following range: G192 through G298. No other codes are affected.
Consumer Contact: Sunbeam Products, Inc. at (800) 515-4715 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on "Oil Filled Heater Recall" for more information.
The products were distributed by Sunbeam Products, Inc., Boca Raton, Fla. and manufactured in China.