Recall: Vintage Verandah Patio Fireplace
On 2009-12-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Vintage Verandah Patio Fireplace due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2008 for about $300.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Fujian Minhou Minxing Weaving Ltd patio fireplace recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Fire Pits & Heaters category in 2009.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
A paint used to finish the exterior shell may catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled fireplace is made of black metal with wire mesh sides, a black metal cap and chimney, and a metal grate with two (2) accessory tools.
These items were sold new+ at Badcock Home Furniture &more and Badcock Home Furnishings Center stores from September 2008 to November 2009 for about $300.
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 fireplaces immediately and return them to their local Badcock store or place of purchase.
For more information, contact your local Badcock store or W.S. Badcock Corporation's Corporate call center at 1-800-223-2625 from 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 am. To 6:00 p.m. on Saturday (EST) or visit the firm's Web site at www.badcock.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
W.S. Badcock Corporation has received one report of the exterior shell catching fire. No injuries were 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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