Target have issued a recall for an oil column heater due to safety fears.

A statement from the retailer shared on Facebook states:

“We are committed to the quality and safety of our product ranges.

We would like to make you aware of a product safety recall we currently have on our Target TAROC011F 11 fin oil column heater, purchased between April 2015 – October 2016.

If you purchased this product, please stop using it and return it to any Target or Target Country store for a full refund.

No other Target heaters are affected by this recall.”

Defect: Risk of fire. A manufacturing defect may cause the heaters control panel to overheat, melt, or catch on fire.

If you have any questions, please call our friendly Customer Service team on 1300 753 567.If you have any questions, please call our friendly Customer Service team on 1300 753 567.

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  • Everyone needs to take notice of recalls


  • good to know


  • Ooh. That was quite some time go.


  • Thanks. I saw the little notice in the newspaper this morning.


  • Thanks for the heads up.


  • Heaters can be dangerous,thanks for the recall


  • Yet another safety recall this is sooo worrying. Also the purchase of the heaters was 2 years ago …why has it taken so long to recall them. ?


  • Yet another product recall. When will they stop! It’s scarey test you just don’t know if a product is safe or not when you buy it brand new


  • Can’t they make things right anymore, there’s always so many recalls now.


  • They don’t make products like the used to. Good to know about these recalls.


  • Thanks for the heads up! This is a real worry at this time of the year when the old heaters are brought out for use!


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