Recall: Grand Gourmet Firepits
On 2007-11-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Grand Gourmet Firepits due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2004 for about $60.00.
About 6,000 units are involved in this firepit recall. 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 2007.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The legs of the firepit can bend or snap off during use, causing the firepit to tip over and in turn the fire can escape. This poses a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Grand Gourmet metal wood-burning firepits model FSQ279. The firepit is black, has four legs and two sparks guards on top. It measures 27 inches wide by 27 inches deep by 25 1/2 inches high. The model number can be found on the cover page of the product manual.
These items were sold new+ at Meijer retail stores in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky from September 2004 through August 2007 for about $60.
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 recalled firepits immediately and return them to their nearest Meijer retailer for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Meijer toll-free at (866)280-8419 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the company's Web site at www.meijer.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received reports of two incidents in which the legs of the firepits bowed in and buckled. 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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