Recall: Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg Turkey Fryers
On 2019-02-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg Turkey Fryers due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2018 for about $150.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Academy Sports + Outdoors fryers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cookers, Steamers & Fryers category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The turkey fryer spout can leak oil, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg which is a turkey fryer made of stainless steel and powered by propane. The fryer, including the legs, measures 34 inches high by 17 inches wide. The item number is 157826 and is located on a label on one of the four legs.
These items were sold new+ at Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at www.academy.com from October 2018 through December 2018 for about $150.
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 Outdoor Gourmet Turkey Keg and return it to any Academy Sports + Outdoors store for a full refund and a $50 Academy gift card.
Academy Sports + Outdoors toll-free at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.academy.com and click on the "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Academy Sports + Outdoors has received two reports of a Turkey Keg leaking. 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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