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Texsport Recalls Cedar Lake Heater/Cookers Due to Fire Hazard

  • Cooker
  • Heater
Name of Product:
Cedar Lake Propane Heater/Cooker
Hazard:
The regulator on the heater/cooker malfunctions when a user switches from a cooking to heating option, or vice versa, the gas propane turns to liquid, which can flare easily and pose a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
June 13, 2013
Units:
About 325
Consumer Contact

Texsport at (800) 231-1402 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.texsport.com and click on RECALL link.

Recall Details

Description:

The dual use heater/cooker consists of a single large ceramic burner with a metal stand. It measures 9 inches by 10.25 inches by 4.5 inches.  It has a fitting below the burner for a propane bottle of either 16.4 oz. or 14.1 oz. sizes.  The heater/cooker comes with a hose and regulator for connecting the propane bottle.  The heater/cooker's product number #14219 is printed on the packaging 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company for information about how to return the product and receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

There was one incident of fire reported.  No injuries were reported.

Sold At

Various sporting goods, outdoor and Army/Navy stores nationwide, and online at Sears.com, Kmart.com and Amazon.com from May 2012 to February 2013 for about $37.

Importer:

Texsport, of Houston, TX.  

Importer

Texsport, of Houston, TX.  

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-214
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