|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 10, 2009
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Camp Stoves Sold Exclusively at Dick’s Sporting Goods Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: “Field & Stream” Dual Burner Camp Stoves
Units: About 6,700
Importer: Dick’s Sporting Goods, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Manufacturer: Rankam Group Ltd., of China
Hazard: Gas could flow at a rate that would produce higher than expected flames. Rainwater in the burners can also prevent proper ignition and allow gas to build-up and ignite unexpectedly. These conditions pose burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the “Field & Stream” dual burner camp stove, which is a propane-fueled portable stove. The style number (#CEH00475) can be located on the product’s packaging. The “Field & Stream” logo is on the back panel of the stove behind the burners.
Sold at: Dick’s Sporting Goods stores nationwide and on the firm’s Web site from January 2008 to October 2008 for between $100 and $120.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the camp stoves immediately, and contact Dick’s Sporting Goods to receive a free repair kit.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dick’s Sporting Goods toll-free at (888) 837-1380 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; e-mail the firm at CampStove@rankam.com; or visit the firm’s Web site at www.dickssportinggoods.com
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