Verandah Patio Fireplaces Recalled by W.S. Badcock Corp. Due to Fire Hazard

December 23, 2009
Alert #10-714
 

Verandah Patio Fireplaces Recalled by W.S. Badcock Corp. Due to Fire Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Vintage Verandah Patio Fireplace

Units: About 1,250

Distributor: W.S. Badcock Corp., of Mulberry, Fla

Manufacturer: Fujian Minhou Minxing Weaving Co. Ltd, of China

Hazard: A paint used to finish the exterior shell may catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: W.S. Badcock Corporation has received one report of the exterior shell catching fire. No injuries were reported.

Description: The recalled fireplace is made of black metal with wire mesh sides, a black metal cap and chimney, and a metal grate with two (2) accessory tools.

Sold at: Badcock Home Furniture &more and Badcock Home Furnishings Center stores from September 2008 to November 2009 for about $300.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the fireplaces immediately and return them to their local Badcock store or place of purchase.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact your local Badcock store or W.S. Badcock Corporation’s Corporate call center at 1-800-223-2625 from 8:00 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 am. To 6:00 p.m. on Saturday (EST) or visit the firm’s Web site at www.badcock.com

Picture of Recalled Patio Fireplace