CPSC, Marshall Field's Announce Recall of Fire Pit Spark Screen

July 16, 2004
Alert #04-566
 

CPSC, Marshall Field's Announce Recall of Fire Pit Spark Screen

The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Sean Conway Fire Pit Spark Screen

Units: About 430

Importer/Distributors: Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn. (Marshall Field's is a division of Target Corporation)

Hazard: The fire pit spark screen can catch fire when it comes into direct contact with a flame, posing a burn and fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Marshall Field's has received three reports of the spark screen catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Description: The recalled Sean Conway spark screens act as a cover over the top of a copper fire pit that sits in a black, three-legged stand. The spark screens have an item number of 525-90-0800 and a UPC number of 97169934567. The Sean Conway Fire Pit is not included in this recall.

Sold at: Marshall Field's stores in Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan and one store in Wisconsin, and on the company's Web site from January 2004 through May 2004 for about $50.

Manufactured In: Turkey.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the spark screens immediately and return them to any Marshall Field's store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call Marshall Field's collect at (612) 375-3382 between 9 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

picture of recalled Spark Screen