Sunjoy Industries Recalls Outdoor Wood Burning Fireplaces Sold Exclusively at Lowe's Stores Due to Fire Hazard

The decorative bronze powder coat finish on the fireplace chimney can ignite during use.

Recall date: March 08, 2011
Recall number: 11-157

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Freestanding Steel Outdoor Fireplaces

Hazard:

The decorative bronze powder coat finish on the fireplace chimney can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Sunjoy toll-free at (877) 343-5651 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website atwww.sunjoydirect.com/fireplacerecall.htm. Consumers can also email the firm atfireplacerecall@sunjoydirect.com

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 20,000 in the United States and 400 in Canada

Description

This recall involves "Garden Treasures Living" steel outdoor fireplaces with a bronze finish chimney and slate colored accents. The wood burning fireplace is approximately 24 inches deep by 35 inches wide and 57 inches tall, has two glass doors and a tile back inside. Item number 0027705 and model number L-OF082PST-3 are printed on the front page of the product's instruction manual. No other "Garden Treasures Living" brand outdoor fireplaces are included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries

Sunjoy has received 14 reports of the chimney's decorative powder coat finish catching fire, resulting in one report of melted siding. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the fireplace and contact Sunjoy to obtain a free replacement chimney and chimney cap.

Sold at

Lowe's retail stores nationwide from March 2010 through November 2010 for about $300.

Manufacturer(s)

Sunjoy Industries Group Limited, of Steubenville, Ohio

Manufactured in

China