Originally Posted By: dbush
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Name of product: Sun-Sational Electric Heater
Manufacturer: Lakewood Engineering & Manufacturing Co., of Chicago, Ill.
Hazard: Electrical connections inside of the heater can become loose.
This could cause the metal portion of the heater to become energized,
posing a serious shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled “Sun-Sational” Deluxe Radiant heaters have a
metallic gray heating element, white base, and red control knobs. The
heater has a label at the base that reads, “SUN-sational” and “Warning:
Risk of Fire.” The oval-shaped heater has an 800 Watt and 1200 Watt
setting and has a sensor to alert users of overheating.
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide, including Sam’s Club, between August
1996 and February 2004 for between $30 and $40.
Manufactured in: United States.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these heaters, unplug
them, and contact the company for a free repair or replacement.
Lakewood also will provide consumers with instructions as to how to
return the heater to the company free of charge.
Consumer Contact: Call Lakewood toll-free at (888) 858-3506 between 8:30
a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or log on to the company’s Web
site at www.lakewoodeng.com.
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