On August 22, 2018, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of the VH101 Personal Vortex electric space heaters manufactured by Vornado Air in response to 19 reports of the heaters catching on fire. The heaters can overheat while in use, causing significant fire and burn hazards. One such instance led to a fire resulting in the death of a 90-year-old man in December of 2017. The recall impacts 350,000 units sold in popular stores such as Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, and Menards, as well as on Amazon and other websites.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries related to the overheating of this space heater, or have had property damaged as a result of a fire involving this product, contact one of the experienced product liability attorneys at Burg Simpson’s Cincinnati office today. Our award-winning attorneys would be happy to discuss your potential claim. Call 1-513-852-5600 or fill out our contact form for a FREE no-obligation consultation today.