Recall: Mini barrel charcoal grills
On 2017-08-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Mini barrel charcoal grills due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2017 for about $22.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Bazhou Sanxin Steel charcoal grills recall. 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 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 product and return the grill to any Fred's Store for a full refund of the purchase price.
Fred's at 800-374-7417 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at www.fredsinc.com and click on the "Recall Information" banner for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
There are two reports of paint on the exterior of the grill igniting. No injuries or property damage 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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