Recall: Catalina Outdoor Fireplace
On 2012-12-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Catalina Outdoor Fireplace due to a potential burn and laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2011 for about $130.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Nantucket Distributing fireplace recall. 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 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 287-3232
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What is the problem?
The glass components of the Catalina Outdoor Fireplace can break when a fire is lit posing a burn and laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Catalina Outdoor Fireplace is free standing and constructed of glass and black metal. The 21 1/4 in. square base sits on short legs. Black corner pieces hold the glass sides with one hinged side to add logs. It has a square, vented top lid and stands about 30" tall. The model number CT840BL appears on the outside of the packaging and on the instruction manual.
These items were sold new+ at Christmas Tree Shops retail locations from September 2011 to October 2012 for about $130.
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 immediately stop using the recalled outdoor fireplace and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.
Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888)287-3232 any time, or online at www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the link Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the homepage.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Christmas Tree Shops received three reports of the glass component of the outdoor fireplace breaking. No injuries have been reported.
+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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