Midea International voluntarily recalls Canadian Tire brand "Garrison" 1500W Oil-Filled Heaters

Front view of Garrison 1500w oil-filled heater #043-5863-4 (CNW Group/Midea International)

Sample label of Garrison 1500w oil-filled heater #043-5863-4 (CNW Group/Midea International)

MARKHAM, ON, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Midea International is voluntarily recalling the Garrison 1500W Oil-Filled Heaters (product or model #043-5863-4) as a precautionary measure due to concerns that some units may overheat and burn the comfort switch located inside the metal cage. There have been no reported incidents of injury.

Recalled units can be identified by a silver label attached to the underside of the unit bearing the Model number and a manufacturing Date Code.  This recall is limited to units with a Date Code starting with the digits "10", "11", or "2012".

IMPORTANT:  Units with a Date Code starting with "2013" are not subject to this recall.

Customers are asked to discontinue using any affected unit and return it to their local Canadian Tire store for an exchange or refund.

SOURCE Midea International

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For further information:

Questions regarding this recall may be directed to Midea International's Customer Support line at 1-855-204-5313 (Monday to Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern time).