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Name of product:
Colin Cowie Gel-Fuel Wood Fireplaces
Hazard:

Heat from the operating unit causes the plastic mounting screws to deform causing the unit to fall from the wall, posing a fall and fire hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
March 10, 2011
Units:
About 6,000
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact SEI at (877) 858-4959 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.seidal.com/retrofit

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Colin Cowie dual-positioning, wood wall-mount, gel-fuel fireplace with item No. 955-074. The wooden wall mount fireplace has an espresso-colored finish with copper, silver or antique gold finished metal trim. It may be hung in a horizontal or vertical position. This recall involves units manufactured in July 2010. Lot number SEI/07/001 can be found on a label on the rear of the unit in the upper right hand corner when horizontal.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and call SEI for a corrective retro fit kit that will be sent free of charge.

Incidents/Injuries:

SEI has received reports of 21 incidents of the product detaching from wall and falling, heat damage, and/or fire. Two reports of personal injuries, including a knee injury and broken toes.

Sold At:

Home Shopping Network between October and November 2010 for about $250.

Importer(s):

Southern Enterprises Inc. (SEI), of Coppell, Texas

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-164