A Popular Dewalt Heater Is Subject to a Recall Over Carbon Monoxide Concerns

A popular heater sold at numerous stores throughout the U.S. is subject to a recall over the device presenting both carbon monoxide poisoning and fire risk.

According to the Feb. 3 recall notice issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), DeWALT has recalled approximately 4,500 of its cordless kerosene forced-air heaters due to the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and fire they present. The heaters, which were sold at both Lowe’s and farm supply stores between June and Nov. 2020, are being pulled from shelves after the company received a report of one heater turning on in standby mode. As of the recall date, no injuries have been associated with the heater’s use.

The recalled heaters have either model number DXH90CFAK and serial numbers ranging between 340902-20001001and 340902-20004000 or the model number DXH90CFAKM and serial numbers ranging between 340901-20001001 and 340901-20001500. Anyone with one of the affected devices at home “should immediately stop using the recalled heaters and contact Enerco for a free replacement corded heater,” according to the recall notice. DeWALT’s heater recall is just the latest in the long list of popular products pulled from shelves in recent weeks; read on to discover if an item you have at home could be putting your safety in jeopardy. And for more products to toss, If You Have This Kitchen Tool at Home, Stop Using it Immediately.

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