Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: May 10, 2013
Recall number: 13-189    

Touch Point Baseboard Convection Heater – Model BBC-1500 - Front


Recall Summary

Name of product:
Touch Point Portable Baseboard Convection Heaters
The heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact:            

Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime, or online at and click on Product Recalls under the Help section.
Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

About 4,560
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.
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and return the product to a Meijer customer service desk for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at
Meijer stores from September 2011 through February 2013 for about $50.
Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Foshan Guanmei Electrical Co., LTD., of Foshan, China
Manufactured in

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