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Recall: Patio Glow Outdoor Gas Fire Columns

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On 2010-04-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Patio Glow Outdoor Gas Fire Columns due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2009 for about $200.

About 6,000 units are involved in this Agio International fire column recall. Instance(s) of fires have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Fire Pits & Heaters category in 2010. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 200,000 product units.

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Patio Glow Outdoor Gas Fire Columns
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.va-cs.com/recall
Phone: (800) 598-6532

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What is the problem?

Gas can leak from connections in the column, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Instance(s) of fires have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled product is a propane gas fire column used for outdoor ambiance. The base of the column is rectangular with brick styling. The top has a bowl shape with lava rocks. This unit does not include ceramic logs. Only products with serial numbers running sequentially from 0081959SD through 0087754SD are affected. The model number GFP207 and the serial number is printed on a label that is located inside the door on the base.

These items were sold new+ at Costco from August 2009 through February 2010 for about $200.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should stop using the fire columns immediately and return the columns to any Costco retail outlet to receive a full refund.

For more information, call Agio-USA at (800) 598-6532 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail the company at customerservice@va-cs.com. Additional information is available on Agio's recall Web site: www.va-cs.com/recall.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Agio has received five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.