Recall: Cedar Lake Propane Heater/Cooker
On 2013-06-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cedar Lake Propane Heater/Cooker due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2012 for about $37.
About 300 units are involved in this Texsport propane heater 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 Portable Stoves category in 2013.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 231-1402
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What is the problem?
The regulator on the heater/cooker malfunctions when a user switches from a cooking to heating option, or vice versa, the gas propane turns to liquid, which can flare easily and pose a fire hazard.
Instance(s) of fires have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The dual use heater/cooker consists of a single large ceramic burner with a metal stand. It measures 9 inches by 10.25 inches by 4.5 inches. It has a fitting below the burner for a propane bottle of either 16.4 oz. or 14.1 oz. sizes. The heater/cooker comes with a hose and regulator for connecting the propane bottle. The heater/cooker's product number #14219 is printed on the packaging
These items were sold new+ at Various sporting goods, outdoor and Army/Navy stores nationwide, and online at Sears.com, Kmart.com and Amazon.com from May 2012 to February 2013 for about $37.
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 product and contact the company for information about how to return the product and receive a full refund.
Texsport at (800)231-1402 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.texsport.com and click on RECALL link.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There was one incident of fire reported. No injuries were 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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