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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 date: September 28, 2011
Recall number: 11-340

Recall Summary

Hazard:
The pourable gel fuel can ignite unexpectedly and splatter onto people and objects nearby when it is poured into a firepot that is still burning. This hazard can occur if the consumer does not see the flame or is not aware that the firepot is still ignited. Gel fuel that splatters and ignites can pose fire and burn risks to consumers that can be fatal.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 26,500 bottles"
Description:

The pourable gel fuel can ignite unexpectedly and splatter onto people and objects nearby when it is poured into a firepot that is still burning.

Description:
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The recall involves pourable OZOfire™ pourable gel fuel packaged in clear one-quart plastic bottles. The gel fuel does not have citronella. The label on the container include the words ""OZOfire™,"" ""Fuel Barons Inc.,"" ""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:

SizeModelUPC
1 QT OZOfire™ Pourable Gel Fuel (Formula 4) UPC 804879254133

 

This firm is part of a larger set of pourable gel fuel recalls. For more information, please see:

 

News ReleaseNine Manufacturers, Distributors Announce Consumer Recall of Pourable Gel Fuel Due to Burn and Flash Fire Hazards (Sept. 1, 2011)

 

News ReleaseNapa Home & Garden Recalls NAPAfire and FIREGEL Pourable Gel Fuel Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (June 22, 2011)

 

OnSafety BlogStop Using Pourable Gel Fuels (June 22, 2011)

 

AlertPress Statement on Gel Fuels and Other Illuminating Fuels (June 14, 2011)

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Incidents/Injuries:

Luminosities/Windflame has received one report of an incident involving the gel fuel. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the pourable gel fuel in firepots and return all bottles to the retailer where the consumer purchased the fuel for a full refund.

Sold At:

Online at specialty and gift shops, furniture stores and home and garden stores and other stores nationwide, through home and garden catalogs and home decorators and landscape architects and online including www.amazon.com October 2010 through August 2011 for between $4 and $12.

Manufacturer(s):
Fuel Barons Inc., of Stateline, Nev.
Distributor(s):

Luminosities/Windflame Inc., of St. Paul, Minn.

Manufactured In:
United States