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Amazon recalls AmazonBasics ceramic space heaters

The heater can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

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Amazon of Seattle, Wash., is recalling about 399,000 AmazonBasics 1500 watt ceramic space heaters sold in the U.S, Canada and Mexico.

The heater can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

The company has received 25 reports in the U.S. and five in Canada of the ceramic heater overheating, burning, or sparking. Two of those reports included minor damage to power outlets. There were no injuries associated with the incidents.

No incidents were reported in Mexico.

This recall involves AmazonBasics 1500 watt ceramic space heaters.

Two models (ASIN B074MR2HGM and ASIN B074MWRLZM) have oscillating fans and the others (ASIN B074MX8VNR and ASIN B074MWKSLX) do not.

The heaters were sold in black and silver with the AmazonBasics logo printed on the front of the units.

The following ID numbers are printed on the label on the back of the units: B074MWKSLX, B074MX8VNR, B074MR2HGM, B074MWRLZM.

The heaters, manufactured in China, were sold online at,, from October 2017, through March 2019 for between $25 and $35.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled heaters. All known purchasers are being contacted directly by Amazon at the email address associated with the Amazon account that purchased the product with full instructions on how to receive a full refund.

Consumers may contact Amazon at or toll-free at (888) 280-4331.

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