Sunbeam recalls Holmes space heaters that may spray hot oil and cause damage or injury

Markets Associated Press

Sunbeam is recalling about 34,000 Holmes-branded space heaters because they can spray hot oil and possibly cause household damage or injuries.

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The plug-in heater is filled with oil. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Sunbeam received about 40 reports of hot oil spraying out and causing property damage. There were no reports of injuries.

The heaters were sold at Target stores and small department stores around the country between August and November for about $50. They are black or white and about 23 inches tall. They have model numbers HOH3000 or HOH3000B printed on a label on the bottom and a code ranging from G192 through G298 on the plug.

The CPSC says owners of the faulty heaters should unplug them and contact Sunbeam for a full refund.

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Recall information: http://1.usa.gov/15WvrSw