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Masterbuilt Recalls LP Gas Smokers Due To Fire Hazard

  • Recalled green body with Cabela’s logo
  • Recalled stainless steel body with Cabela’s logo
  • Recalled black body with Masterbuilt logo
Name of Product:
Gas smokers
Hazard:

The gas smoker’s gas hose can disconnect, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 08, 2016
Units:
About 41,000
Consumer Contact

Masterbuilt at 800-489-1581, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.masterbuilt.com  and click on Support then choose Contact on the upper right hand corner of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled Masterbuilt 7-in-1 smoker comes in green or stainless steel with a Cabela’s logo, or black with Masterbuilt logo.  The three-piece cylindrical body design consists of a lid, center body, and base which sits on the LP gas burner stand.  It also has a porcelain flame disk bowl, water bowl, cooking grates, 10- quart pot and basket, thermometer, burner, a PVC hose and weighs about 32 pounds.  

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled smoker and contact Masterbuilt for a free replacement rubber LP gas hose. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Masterbuilt has received five reports of the PVC gas hose becoming disconnected during use, including one report of property damage from a fire.  There have been no reports of injuries. 

Sold At

Army, Air Force Exchange, Cabela’s, Gander Mountain and other stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com  from April 2011 to October 2016 for about $150 to $200.

Manufacturer(s):

Masterbuilt Manufacturing, LLC of Columbus, Ga

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-048
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