Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time, or online at www.christmastreeshops.com and go to the link Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the homepage.
The Catalina Outdoor Fireplace is free standing and constructed of glass and black metal. The 21 ? in. square base sits on short legs. Black corner pieces hold the glass sides with one hinged side to add logs. It has a square, vented top lid and stands about 30" tall. The model number CT840BL appears on the outside of the packaging and on the instruction manual.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled outdoor fireplace and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.
Christmas Tree Shops received three reports of the glass component of the outdoor fireplace breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Christmas Tree Shops retail locations from September 2011 to October 2012 for about $130.
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