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Family Dollar Stores is recalling approximately 35,000 oscillating ceramic heaters. The heaters can overheat and smoke, causing a potential fire hazard to consumers.

To date, Family Dollar has received three reports of the heaters overheating or smoking. There are no reports of fires and only two reports of minor property damage. Consumers should stop use immediately and return the heater to Family Dollar for a full refund.

The recalled heater is a 1500 watt oscillating ceramic heater. The heater has a white plastic housing with the name “Heat-Wave” in black on its top. A label on the product contains the control number “ETL 3090262.”
The heaters were sold at Family Dollar stores nationwide from September 2006 through November 2006 for about $20.

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