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Lasko tower heater model 5397
Home Maintenance and Structures
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Portable Electric Heaters (348)
LASKO PRODUCTS INC.    
Lasko
5397
hw0810042446
 
 
Lasko tower heater model 5397 plug overheats at outlet. Cord also over heats at base of tower. Does this in all outlets including outlets with breakers. Heater gives off noxious smell that causes coughing and sore throat. Concerned fumes are toxic.
11/3/2013
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Injury→Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
Self
Female
39 years
Yes
No
No
Product now in storage
No
N/A
Comment from LASKO PRODUCTS INC. 1/22/2014
Sent customer prepaid label to return unit for inspection. Customer declined to return unit. Customer likely describing resistance heating within receptacle due to poor connectivity within receptacles.

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