Recall: Kingsman, Skyline Marquis Gas Fireplaces
On 2011-03-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kingsman, Skyline Marquis Gas Fireplaces due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2008 for about $1700 to $2900.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Fireplaces category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (855) 593-3304
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What is the problem?
Delayed ignition can cause the fireplace's propane gas to explode and break or shatter the glass door. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers nearby.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves direct vent gas fireplaces sold under the name "Skyline Marquis collection." They run on propane gas. The following model numbers are being recalled. The model number is on the rating plate located on the bottom of the fireplace near the valve control.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized distributors and specialty fireplace stores nationwide from April 2008 through December 2010 for between $1,700 and $2,900.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces and turn off the gas supply to the fireplace. Contact Kingsman Fireplaces to schedule a free repair.
For additional information, contact Kingsman Fireplaces toll-free at (855)593-3304 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.marquisfireplaces.net
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Kingsman Fireplaces has received two reports of fireplace glass doors breaking. 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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