Agio International's Outdoor Steel Dome Fireplaces Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 29, 2006
Release #06-249
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 284-9161
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

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 Company, Limited, of Hong Kong

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

 

Picture of Recalled Steel Dome Fireplace