|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 26, 2006
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 665-4188
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: Bradley Electric Smokers
Units: About 560
Importer: Bradley Technologies (Canada) Inc., of British Columbia, Canada
Hazard: In addition to the electric cord that plugs into the wall, these units have an electric cord with prongs on both ends that connect the generator to the smoker. If the unit is plugged into the wall socket and one end of the connecting cord is unplugged, there is an electric shock hazard.
Description: The recalled electric smokers include models BTST02 (stainless steel) and BTIS1 (black) and consist of a smoke generator, a smoke tower and two power cords. The model number appears on a silver label on the back of the smoker. The products have a "Bradley Smoker" logo on the door and at the bottom under the red light "Power Indicator."
The recalled black smokers contain one of the following serial numbers:
0508000110000001 to 0508000110000354
0508000113000001 to 0508000113000294
0508000116000001 to 0508000116000354
The recalled stainless steel smokers contain one of the following serial numbers:
0508000111000001 to 0508000111000354.
The serial number appears on a label on the back of each smoker.
Sold by: Retailers nationwide, including Sportsman's Warehouse, Barbeques Galore, Bass Pro, Chez Bubba, from October 2005 through December 2005. The BTIS1 units sold for between $300 and $350 and the BTST02 units sold for between $400 and $450.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these smokers and contact Bradley Technologies (Canada) Inc. to determine if the smoker is part of the recall. Bradley Technologies will provide a free replacement smoker to consumers.
Consumer Contact: Call Bradley Technologies (Canada) Inc. at (800) 665-4188 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the company's Web site at www.bradleysmoker.com
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