Space heaters, laminators recalled due to potential burn risk

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(WPRI) – Vornado Air is recalling 350,000 space heaters because they can overheat and catch on fire, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

The recall includes VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters that were sold online and at retailers nationwide from August 2009 through March 2018.

Vornado Air has received 15 reports of the heaters catching on fire, according to the CPSC.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters.

Vornado Air is offering full refunds or free replacements. The company can be reached at 855-215-5131 from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

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3M is recalling 395,000 Scotch brand laminators.

According to the CPSC, the plastic enclosure can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

The company has received ten incident reports. There have been no injuries reported.

This recall involves Scotch thermal laminators that were sold from July 2015 through March 2018 for about $20. Look for model number TL901C printed on a sticker on the bottom of the laminator. 

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laminators and contact 3M for a full refund.

Consumers can reach 3M at 800-772-4337 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

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Thousands of charging stations, sold exclusively at the Container Store by Mizco International, are being recalled.

The recall involves the Re-fuel by Digipower Grab and Go Family Pack portable power bank charging stations.

According to the CPSC, the charging stations can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Consumers have reported five incidents involving the product overheating and melting.  

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charging stations and contact The Container Store for instructions on how to receive a full refund.

The Container Store can be reached by email (contain@containerstore.com) or at 888-266-8246 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT.

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