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Master Forge Gas Grills Sold at Lowe's Stores Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Made by Guangdong Vanward Electric

  • Picture of recalled gas grill
Name of Product:
Master Forge Gas Grills
Hazard:
If improperly installed, the hose connecting the gas tank and regulator to the burner control can touch the burner box and cause the hose to melt and rupture when the grill is lit. This poses a fire and burn hazard.
Remedy:
Label
Recall Date:
November 06, 2012
Units:
About 37,000 in the U.S.
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact Guangdong Vanward Electric toll-free at (888) 584-3648 between 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's recall website at www.94227info.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Master Forge four-burner gas grills with a single-door base. "Master Forge" is written on the grill's hood. The model number GD4825 is located on a label inside the door of the grill's base. "Item 94227" is written on the cover of the instruction manual.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the grill and inspect the grill to make sure that the gas hose runs along the outside of the grill cabinet and passes through the round hole in the side panel. Consumers should contact Guangdong Vanward Electric for revised instructions and a warning label to apply to the grill that shows how to properly install the hose and the regulator.

Incidents/Injuries:

Guangdong Vanward is aware of two reports of hoses melting and rupturing. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At
Lowe's stores nationwide from November 2011 through May 2012 for about $270.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-028
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