Agio International's Outdoor Steel Dome Fireplaces Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: "Garden Treasures" Steel Dome Fireplaces
Units: About 33,800
Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Manufacturer: Agio International Co. LTD, of China
Hazard: Touch-up paint used on the fireplace's exterior can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: There have been two reports of paint on the fireplace's exterior igniting. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled fireplace consists of a round fire bowl that rests on four legs, with a chimney cap and hood. The fireplace is made of steel and is painted black. They are about 3-feet tall and 2-feet wide. The item number, 91023, is printed on the package materials.
Sold at: Lowe's stores exclusively nationwide from August 2005 through July 2006 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the fireplaces immediately and return them to any Lowe's store to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact L G Sourcing at (866) 284-9161 anytime, or visit the Lowe's Home Centers, Inc. Web site at www.lowes.com
To see this release on CPSC's Web site, including a picture of the recalled Steel Dome Fireplace, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06249.html