Overheating prompts paper towel dispenser recall

The CPSC is recalling paper towel dispensers made by Global Plastics Ltd. because the dispenser’s electric board can overheat posing a fire hazard.

Two incidents have been reported but no injuries.

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and remove the batteries.

The dispenser will operate in a mechanical mode. Consumers should contact Global Plastics for instructions on how to receive a replacement dispenser.