Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Crawfish Kits with Strainer Due to Fire Hazard
Name of Product:
Outdoor Gourmet 100-Qt. Crawfish kits with strainer
The crawfish kit hose can melt and/or burn, posing a fire hazard.
August 23, 2017
About 21,000 (in addition, about 17 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves the Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet® 100-Qt. Crawfish kit with strainer which is an outdoor appliance used to cook crawfish and other seafood in a 100-quart pot. The Crawfish kit includes a hose assembly that connects the burner component to an external LP fuel tank supplied by the consumer. Model number FSOGBG4201 is printed on the silver label located on the burner component.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled 100-quart crawfish kits and contact Academy Sports + Outdoors for instructions on obtaining a free replacement hose assembly.
The firm has received 14 reports of hoses melting or catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.
Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at Academy.com from March 2014 through May 2017 for about $130.
Academy Ltd., d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors®, of Katy, Texas
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