Name of product:
Freestanding Steel Outdoor Fireplaces
Hazard:

The decorative bronze powder coat finish on the fireplace chimney can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
March 8, 2011
Recall number:
11-157
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Sunjoy toll-free at (877) 343-5651 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.sunjoydirect.com/fireplacerecall.html Consumers can also email the firm atfireplacerecall@sunjoydirect.com

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves "Garden Treasures Living" steel outdoor fireplaces with a bronze finish chimney and slate colored accents. The wood burning fireplace is approximately 24 inches deep by 35 inches wide and 57 inches tall, has two glass doors and a tile back inside. Item number 0027705 and model number L-OF082PST-3 are printed on the front page of the product's instruction manual. No other "Garden Treasures Living" brand outdoor fireplaces are included in this recall.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the fireplace and contact Sunjoy to obtain a free replacement chimney and chimney cap.

Incidents/Injuries:

Sunjoy has received 14 reports of the chimney's decorative powder coat finish catching fire, resulting in one report of melted siding. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Lowe's retail stores nationwide from March 2010 through November 2010 for about $300.

Manufacturer(s):

Sunjoy Industries Group Limited, of Steubenville, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Units:
About 20,000 in the United States and 400 in Canada