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Coleman Recalls Northstar Lanterns

  • Coleman Northstar Liquid Fuel Lantern
  • Coleman Northstar Lantern model number and lighting instructions location
  • Coleman Northstar Lantern date code location
Name of Product:
Northstar® Liquid Fuel Lanterns
Hazard:
An incorrect gas feed tube was installed on the lantern. When lit, the tube can release too much fuel, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
May 09, 2014
Units:
About 95
Consumer Contact

The Coleman Company, Inc. at (800) 835-3278 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at consumerservice@coleman.com or online at www.coleman.com and click on "Important Safety Information" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Northstar® liquid fuel lanterns with model number 2000B750 and date codes 10 13 or 11 13. The model number is printed on the base of the lantern, under the lighting instructions. The date code is stamped on the underside of the lantern. A Coleman logo sticker is affixed to the front of the lantern base. The green lanterns measure about 13" tall by 7" wide by 7" deep.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lanterns and contact The Coleman Company, Inc. for a replacement lantern.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of lanterns catching fire when fuel unexpectedly leaked from the bottom of the unit. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Sporting goods stores nationwide and online at coleman.com from November 2013 through February 2014 for about $125.

Importer:

The Coleman Company, Inc. of Wichita, Kan.

Manufacturer

The Coleman Company, Inc. of Wichita, Kan.

Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
14-171
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