CPSC: BlueStar and Big Chill Gas Ranges and Wall Ovens
On 2018-09-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding BlueStar and Big Chill Gas Ranges and Wall Ovens due to a potential Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2015 for about $3300 to $18100.
About 7,000 units are involved in this gas range recall. Instance(s) of injuries 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 Ovens & Ranges / Stoves category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Use of the convection oven fan during pre-heating or broiling can cause accumulated gas to ignite, posing a burn hazard to consumers when oven door is opened.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves seven different series of BlueStar and Big Chill free-standing ranges and one series of gas-powered wall ovens. The BlueStar or Big Chill logos are on the front of the oven door. The recalled gas ranges and ovens were sold in a variety of colors, including stainless steel, white, green, orange, aqua, dark blue and black with gold trim. Gas ranges or wall ovens with model and serial numbers listed in the chart below are included in the recall. The model and serial number are located on the serial plate. On the open burner gas ranges (star shaped burners), the serial plate is under the cast iron grates on the left side. On the sealed burner gas ranges (round burners), the serial plate is underneath the back guard, which is removable. On the gas wall ovens, the serial plate is behind the control panel on the left wall.
|Model||Model Numbers||Serial Number Range|
|BlueStar Culinary Series (RCS)||RCS304BV2, RCS366BV2, RCS30SBV2, RCS36SBV2, RCS30SBBCN, RCS30SBBCL, RCS36SBBCN, RCS36SBBCL, RCS48SBBCN, RCS48SBBCL, RCS304BCV2, RCS366BCV2, RCS36SBBCNMB, RCS36SBBCLMB, RCS36SBBCNRR, RCS304BV2, RCS366BV2, RCS30SBV2, RCS36SBV2, RCS30SBBCN, RCS30SBBCL, RCS36SBBCN, RCS36SBBCL, RCS48SBBCN, RCS48SBBCL, RCS304BCV2, RCS366BCV2, RCS36SBBCNMB, RCS36SBBCLMB, RCS36SBBCNRR, RCS36SBBCLRR, RCS36SBBCNCB, RCS36SBBCLCB, RCS36SBBCNSW, RCS36SBBCLSW, RCS30SBBCNRR, RCS30SBBCLRR, RCS30SBBCNMB, RCS30SBBCLMB, RCS30SBBCNCB, RCS30SBBCLCB, RCS30SBBCNSW, RCS30SBBCLSW, RCS48SBBCNMB, RCS48SBBCLMB, RCS48SBBCNCB, RCS48SBBCLCB, RCS48SBBCNRR, RCS48SBBCLRR, RCS48SBBCNSW, RCS48SBBCLSW, RPB304BV1, RPB304BV1L, RPB304BV2, RPB304BV2L, RPB366BV1, RPB366BV1L, RPB366BV2, RPB366BV2L||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Nova Series (RNB)||RNB244BV2, RNB24GV2, RNB24CBV2, RNB24FTV2, RNB304BV2, RNB366BV2, RNB364CBV2, RNB364GV2RNB364FTV2, RNB488BV2, RNB486GV2, RNB486CBV2, RNB484GV2, RNB484CBV2, RNB484GCBV2, RNB484FTBV2, RNB6010BV2, RNB608GV2, RNB608CBV2, RNB606GV2, RNB606CBV2, RNB606GCBV2, RNB606FTV2||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Heritage Classic Series||RNB364GHCV2, RNB486GHCV2, RNB606GHCV2||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Precious Metals Series||RNB304BPMV2, RNB366BPMV2, RNB364GPMV2, RNB364CBPMV2, RNB364FTPMV2||1505000 through 1710999|
|Blue Star Gas Wall Ovens||BWO24AGS, BWO30AGS, BWO36AGS||1505000 through 1710999|
|Big Chill Retro Series||BCR30V2SP, BCR30V2SPL, BCR30V2BB, BCR30V2BBL, BCR30V2BK, BCR30V2BKL, BCR30V2BY, BCR30V2BYL, BCR30V2CR, BCR30V2CRL, BCR30V2JG, BCR30V2JGL, BCR30V2OR, BCR30V2ORL, BCR30V2PK, BCR30V2PKL, BCR30V2TQ, BCR30V2TQL, BCR30V2WH, BCR30V2WHL, BCR36V2SP, BCR36V2SPL, BCR36V2BB, BCR36V2BBL,BCR36V2BK, BCR36V2BKL, BCR36V2BY, BCR36V2BYL, BCR36V2CR, BCR36V2CRL, BCR36V2JG, BCR36V2JGL, BCR36V2OR, BCR36V2ORL, BCR36V2PK, BCR36V2PKL, BCR36V2TQ, BCR36V2TQL, BCR36V2WH, BCR36V2WHL||1505000 through 1710999|
|Big Chill Pro Series||BCPRO30V2SP, BCPRO30V2SPL, BCPRO30V2BG, BCPRO30V2BGL, BCPRO30V2CR, BCPRO30V2CRL,BCPRO30V2FB, BCPRO30V2FBL, BCPRO30V2MB, BCPRO30V2MBL, BCPRO30V2OR, BCPRO30V2ORL,BCPRO30V2SB, BCPRO30V2SBL, BCPRO30V2SS, BCPRO30V2SSL, BCPRO30V2SY, BCPRO30V2SYL,BCPRO30V2WH, BCPRO30V2WHL, BCPRO36V2SP BCPRO36V2SPL, BCPRO36V2BG, BCPRO36V2BGL,BCPRO36V2CR, BCPRO36V2CRL, BCPRO36V2FB,BCPRO36V2FBL, BCPRO36V2MB, BCPRO36V2MBL,BCPRO36V2OR, BCPRO36V2ORL, BCPRO36V2SB,BCPRO36V2SBL, BCPRO36V2SS, BCPRO36V2SSL, BCPRO36V2SY, BCPRO36V2SYL, BCPRO36V2WH,BCPRO36V2WHL, BCPRO48SP, BCPRO48SPL, BCPRO48BG, BCPRO48BGL, BCPRO48CR, BCPRO48CRL, BCPRO48FB, BCPRO48FBL, BCPRO48MB, BCPRO48MBL, BCPRO48OR, BCPRO48ORL, BCPRO48SL, BCPRO48SLL, BCPRO48SS, BCPRO48SSL, BCPRO48SY, BCPRO48SYL, BCPRO48WH, BCPRO48WHL||1505000 through 1710999|
|Big Chill Classic Series||BCCS30BBSP, BCCS30CPSP, BCCS30CMSP BCCS30SNSP, BCCS30BBSPL, BCCS30CPSPL, BCCS30CMSPL, BCCS30SNSPL, BCCS30BBCB, BCCS30CPCB, BCCS30CMCB, BCCS30SNCB, BCCS30BBCBL, BCCS30CPCBL, BCCS30CMCBL, BCCS30SNCBL, BCCS30BBCM, BCCS30CPCM, BCCS30CMCM, BCCS30SNCM, BCCS30BBCML, BCCS30CPCML, BCCS30CMCML, BCCS30SNCML, BCCS30BBFB, BCCS30CPFB, BCCS30CMFB, BCCS30SNFB, BCCS30BBFBL, BCCS30CPFBL, BCCS30CMFBL, BCCS30SNFBL, BCCS30BBMB, BCCS30CPMB, BCCS30CMMB, BCCS30SNMB, BCCS30BBMBL, BCCS30CPMBL, BCCS30CMMBL, BCCS30SNMBL, BCCS30BBWH, BCCS30CPWH, BCCS30CMWH, BCCS30SNWH, BCCS30BBWHL, BCCS30CPWHL, BCCS30CMWHL, BCCS30SNWHL, BCCS30BBSS, BCCS30CPSS, BCCS30CMSS, BCCS30SNSS, BCCS30BBSSL, BCCS30CPSSL, BCCS30CMSSL, BCCS30SNSSL, BCCS36BBSP, BCCS36CMSP, BCCS36SNSP, BCCS36BBSPL, BCCS36CPSPL, BCCS36CMSPL, BCCS36SNSPL, BCCS36BBCB, BCCS36CPCB, BCCS36CMCB, BCCS36SNCB, BCCS30BBCBL, BCCS36CPCBL, BCCS36CMCBL, BCCS36SNCBL, BCCS36BBCM, BCCS36CPCM, BCCS36CMCM, BCCS36SNCM, BCCS36BBCML, BCCS36CPCML, BCCS36CMCML, BCCS36SNCML, BCCS36BBFB, BCCS36CPFB, BCCS36CMFB, BCCS36SNFB, BCCS36BBFBL, BCCS36CPFBL, BCCS36CMFBL, BCCS36SNFBL, BCCS36BBMB, BCCS36CPMB, BCCS36CMMB, BCCS36SNMB, BCCS36BBMBL, BCCS36CPMBL, BCCS36CMMBL, BCCS36SNMBL, BCCS36BBSS, BCCS36CPSS, BCCS36CMSS, BCCS36SNSS, BCCS36BBSSL, BCCS36CPSSL, BCCS36CMSSL, BCCS36SNSSL, BCCS36BBWH, BCCS36CPWH, BCCS36CMWH, BCCS36SNWH, BCCS36BBWHL, BCCS36CPWHL, BCCS36CMWHL, BCCS36SNWHL||1505000|
These items were sold new+ at Specialty appliance stores and kitchen equipment dealers nationwide from May 2015 through October 2017 for between $3,300 and $18,100.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately turn off the convection fan and keep it turned off. Contact Prizer-Painter Stove Works to schedule a free repair.
Prizer-Painter Stove Works at 800-449-8691 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.bluestarcooking.com or www.bigchill.com and click on "Voluntary Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 51 reports of flames or flares due to delayed gas ignition, including 7 reported minor burns.
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