Recall: Clay Bowl Outdoor Fireplaces
On 2013-11-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Clay Bowl Outdoor Fireplaces due to a potential impact and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2013 for about $70.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Nantucket Distributing firepit 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 2013.
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?
When fire is lit, pieces of the clay fireplace bowl can blow off of the bowl posing impact and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The product is an outdoor fireplace made of clay and steel. A black metal bowl sits in a clay bowl which sits in a steel bowl frame. The complete fireplace has a circumference of 72 inches and stands 24 inches high. The recalled model number CTFB215 is located on the color label, which is on the box that the product comes in. The model number also appears in the assembly instructions. Product comes with a screened, domed lid that sits on top of the bowl, and a fire poker.
These items were sold new+ at Christmas Tree Shops and And That! stores from July 2013 through October 2013 for about $70.
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 fireplace and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops or And That! 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 "Product Recalls" link at the bottom of the homepage for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm received three reports from consumers stating that while a fire is lit, pieces of the exterior clay bowl blew off into the surrounding area. 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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