Note: The following press release provides consumers with safety information that was originally announced on September 1, 2011 in release #11-315
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Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
The recall involves pourable gel fuels packaged in one-quart and one-gallon plastic bottles and plastic jugs and sold with or without citronella. The label on the container says "OZOfire" or "SUREFIRE," "Formula 4" and "Pure Bio-Ethanol Fuel Pourable Gel." The fuel is poured into a stainless steel cup in the center of ceramic firepots or other decorative lighting devices and ignited. The following products are affected by this recall:
|1 QT||OZOfire F4 Pourable Gel Fuel|
|1 QT||SUREFIRE S4 Pourable Gel Fuel|
|1 GAL||OZOfire F4 Pourable Gel Fuel
Fuel Barons has received one report of an incident where a man sustained second-degree burns to his hand and wrist.
Consumers should immediately stop using the pourable gel fuel in firepots. Consumers should discard the pourable gel fuel and bottles in accordance with local and/or state environmental regulation(s).
Online at Windflame.com as well as other online retailers from January 2010 until August 2011 for between $8.50 and $22.
Fuel Barons Inc., of Stateline, Nev.
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