CHICAGO - Dyson is recalling approximately 400,000 space heaters in the U.S. and Canada over a fire risk.
A press release says the recall is for Dyson Hot heaters and Dyson Hot+Cool heaters. The models affected are AM04 and all Dyson Hot+Cool heaters with the model number AM05.
So far, there are 82 reports worldwide of the recalled heaters short-circuiting and overheating. There were four reports of heaters with burned or melted internal parts. No injuries or property damage has been reported.
Dyson issued this statement regarding the recalls:
“Around the world, we have seen four cases of heaters with contained burning within the machine. Although there have been no instances of personal injury or damage to property, it’s four too many. We ask owners to visit www.dysonrecall.com to register their machine, which will be fixed, cleaned, serviced and returned to them, with a new two year parts and labor warranty, free of charge.”
Consumers should stop using and unplug the recalled heaters and contact Dyson for a repair.
Dyson toll-free at (866) 297-5303, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or online at www.dysonrecall.com.