Recall: Garden Treasures Steel Dome Fireplaces
On 2006-08-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Garden Treasures Steel Dome Fireplaces due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2005 for about $100.00.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Agio International steel done fireplace 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 2nd recall of products in the Fire Pits & Heaters category in 2006.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
Touch-up paint used on the fireplace's exterior can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard.
Instance(s) of fires have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled fireplace consists of a round fire bowl that rests on four legs, with a chimney cap and hood. The fireplace is made of steel and is painted black. They are about 3-feet tall and 2-feet wide. The item number, 91023, is printed on the package materials.
These items were sold new+ at Lowe's stores exclusively nationwide from August 2005 through July 2006 for about $100.
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 stop using the fireplaces immediately and return them to any Lowe's store to receive a full refund.
For more information, contact L G Sourcing at (866)284-9161 anytime, or visit the Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Web site at www.lowes.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There have been two reports of paint on the fireplace's exterior igniting. 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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