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Bluworld/Nu-Flame Recalls Wall Mounted Fireplaces Due to Fire and Burn Hazard

  • Nu-Flame Vivo NF-W4VIO
  • Nu-Flame Vivido NF-W3VIO
Name of Product:
Nu-Flame Vivo and Vivido wall mounted fireplaces
Hazard:
Overfilling or spilling fuel while attempting to refill fireplace fuel cups while in place can lead to the fuel cup being ejected from the fireplace, posing a fire or burn hazard to the user, bystanders or items nearby.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
March 13, 2013
Consumer Contact

Bluworld/Nu-Flame toll-free at (888) 499-5433 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.nu-flame.com and click on the scrolling text for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The wall mounted fireplaces have a 2 or 3.4 liter capacity burner fuel cup with an ethanol open flame behind a tempered glass shield with a metal curved base and a black metal backboard. Both wall mounted fireplaces measure about 20-inches in height. The Vivo NF-W4VIO model measures about 39-inches in width and the Vivido NF-W3VIO model fireplace measures 26-inches in width. The model number is printed on the product packaging.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wall mounted fireplace and contact Blueworld/Nu-Flame to receive a free repair. All known purchasers have been notified of the recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of property damage to clothing, bedding and a pet bed. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At
On-line retailers including Amazon.com, Overstock.com and DirectBuy.com from November 2011 through December 2012 for between $300 and $400 for the Vivo model and between $200 and $300 for the Vivido model.
Importer:

Bluworld/Nu-Flame, of Orlando, Fla.

Importer

Bluworld/Nu-Flame, of Orlando, Fla.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-729
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