The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday that about 42,500 Kenmore oscillating fan heaters have been recalled.
Sears and Kmart stores sold the heaters with model number 127.90914310 from September to November for between $35 and $40, the announcement said.
Sears and Kmart have received seven reports of the fan heaters smoking or catching fire, including two reports of injuries.
Owners should immediately turn off and unplug the recalled heaters and return them to any Sears or Kmart store for a full refund, the announcement said.
For more information call the stores’ toll-free number, 888-820-3341, or visit www.sears.com or www.kmart.com, clicking on “Product Recall.”