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Catalina Outdoor Fireplace Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops Due to Burn and Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Catalina Outdoor Fireplace

Hazard: The glass components of the Catalina Outdoor Fireplace can break when a fire is lit posing a burn and laceration hazard. 

Remedy: Refund. 

Consumer Contact: Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time, or online at www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the link Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the homepage.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,000

Description:  The Catalina Outdoor Fireplace is free standing and constructed of glass and black metal. The 21 ¼ in. square base sits on short legs. Black corner pieces hold the glass sides with one hinged side to add logs. It has a square, vented top lid and stands about 30" tall. The model number CT840BL appears on the outside of the packaging and on the instruction manual. 
Incidents/Injuries: Christmas Tree Shops received three reports of the glass component of the outdoor fireplace breaking. No injuries have been reported. 
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled outdoor fireplace and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund. 
Sold at:  Christmas Tree Shops retail locations from September 2011 to October 2012 for about $130.
Importer:  Nantucket Distributing Co., Inc. of Middleboro, Mass.
Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired.  Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov.  To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.

Contact Us
Toll-free Consumer Hotline:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
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Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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