Recall: Gas Smokers
On 2016-12-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Gas Smokers due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2011 for about $150 to $200.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Masterbuilt lp gas smokers recall. Instance(s) of property damage 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 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 smoker's gas hose can disconnect posing a fire hazard.
Instance(s) of property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled Masterbuilt 7-in-1 smoker comes in green or stainless steel with a Cabela's logo, or black with Masterbuilt logo. The three-piece cylindrical body design consists of a lid, center body, and base which sits on the LP gas burner stand. It also has a porcelain flame disk bowl, water bowl, cooking grates, 10- quart pot and basket, thermometer, burner, a PVC hose and weighs about 32 pounds.
These items were sold new+ at Army, Air Force Exchange, Cabela's, Gander Mountain and other stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com from April 2011 to October 2016 for about $150 to $200.
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 smoker and contact Masterbuilt for a free replacement rubber LP gas hose.
Masterbuilt at 800-489-1581, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.masterbuilt.com and click on Support then choose Contact on the upper right hand corner of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Masterbuilt has received five reports of the PVC gas hose becoming disconnected during use, including one report of property damage from a fire. There have been no reports of injuries.
+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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