Recall: Charcoal Grills
On 2016-12-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Charcoal Grills due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2015.
About 2,000 units are involved in this 4 Sizzle charcoal grill recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Grills & Smokers category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The grill can catch on fire, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves wooden barrel-shaped charcoal grills with the Shock Top logo at the front. The grills are used as display enhancers in retail, liquor, convenience and other stores or were received by consumers as promotional giveaways and at charity auctions. The grill measures approximately 20 inches in diameter and 33 inches high. Item number 1089930 and PO number CMD8051855 are printed on the product packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Used as display enhancers in retail, liquor, convenience and other stores and received by consumers as promotional giveaways and purchased at charity auctions from November 2015 through October 2016.
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 grills and contact 4 Sizzle to return the grill in exchange for a $200 incentive or a full refund.
4 Sizzle online at www.4sizzle.com and click on Barrel Grill Recall or toll-free at 888-847-8716 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of the grills catching on fire. 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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