Friday, August 9, 2013

Home Depot Recalls Soleil Portable Fan Heaters Due to 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: July 25, 2013
Recall number: 13-249

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Soleil portable fan heaters
The portable fans plastic housing can melt, deform and catch fire during use, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact:
Home Depot toll-free at (877) 527-0313 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET any day, or online at and click on Product Recalls for more information.
Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

About 107,000
This recall involves Soleil portable fan heaters with model number LH-707. The model number is printed on the underside of the fan on a sticker.  The circular table fans are white plastic and are 1500 watts. Soleil is printed on the center front of the fan. The fans have a thermostat control on the bottom left front and a power and fan speed control on the bottom right front. The fans measure about 8 inches in diameter by 8½ inches tall.
Home Depot has received 464 reports of the fans melting. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fan heaters and return them to Home Depot for a full refund.
Sold exclusively at
Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2012 through May 2013 for about $15.
Home Depot U.S.A. Inc., of Atlanta, Georgia
Shanghai Limach Mfg. Co. Ltd., of China
Manufactured in

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