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RECALL: Holmes Brand oil filled heaters

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Thousands of oil-filled heaters are being recalled.

Sunbeam is recalling 34-thousand "Holmes" brand oil-filled heaters due to a scalding hazard.

The firm has received 40 reports of the units unexpectedly spraying heated oil, resulting in property damage.

No injuries have been reported.

The heaters are black or white in color and were sold at Target and small department stores nationwide from last August through November..

Consumers should stop using the unit, unplug it, and contact Sunbeam for instructions on how to get a refund.

The heaters included in the recall are about 23 inches tall, 6 inches deep and 12 inches wide and have model number HOH3000 or HOH3000B printed on a label on the bottom of the product. The "Holmes" logo is near the power switch and temperature control. Products affected have a code on the heater plug blade within the following range: G192 through G298. No other codes are affected.

Contact Sunbeam Products, Inc. at (800) 515-4715 anytime, or online at www.holmesproducts.com and click on "Oil Filled Heater Recall" for more information.

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