Firewood Recalls Vaporizers Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)
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An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
August 07, 2017
This recall involves all Firewood 4 vaporizers. The vaporizers measure 2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches tall by 7/8 inches thick and have a sliding battery compartment cover. The body and battery cover of the vaporizers are wooden and were sold finished or unfinished. The Firewood logo is printed on the bottom of the vaporizers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vaporizers and contact Firewood to receive a free repair. All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm.
The firm has received one report of an electrical short that allowed the vaporizer battery to vent and catch fire. No injuries have been reported.
Firewoodvapes.com from October 2016 through June 2017 for between $135 and $185.
Firewood, of Wellesley, Mass.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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