|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2009
Release # 10-043
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 840-9590
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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: Perfect Flame SLG Series Gas Grills
Units: About 663,000 in the United States and about 1,700 in Canada
Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Manufacturer: Lucas Innovation Inc., of China
Hazard: The burners can deteriorate causing irregular flames and the lids of some models can catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards to the consumer.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received about 40 reports of fires from the burners deteriorating and about 23 reports of the lids catching fire. The firm is aware of one report of an eye injury requiring surgery and 21 incidents of minor burns to the hands, arms or face.
Description: The recalled grills are SLG series "Perfect Flame" brand outdoor propane or natural gas grills. The grills are stainless steel and painted black or gray metal. The model numbers affected by this recall are listed below. The model number can be found in the compartment under the cooking chamber. No other Perfect Flame model numbers are included in this recall.
|Model||Replacement Burners||Replacement Lid|
Sold exclusively at: Lowe's retail outlets nationwide from September 2005 through May 2009 for between $200 and $550 (U.S.) and in Canada from December 2007 through May 2009 for between $200 and $250 (CAN).
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact L G Sourcing to receive free replacement burners and, depending on the model of the grill owned, a free replacement lid.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (888) 840-9590 anytime, or visit www.lowes.com
Note: Health Canada Link http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/search-recherche/simple/en/?f_mc=4
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