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Miles Industries Recalls Gas Fireplaces Due to Burn Hazard

  • Location of the rating sheet with the model number and serial number
  • Rating sheet with the model number and serial number
  • Recalled 1135 Valor H5 Gas Fireplace trim
  • Recalled 1140 Valor H5 Gas Fireplace trim
  • Recalled 1135 Valor H5 Gas Fireplace trim
  • Recalled 1140 Valor H5 Gas Fireplace trim
  • Recalled 1149 Valor H5 Gas Fireplace trim
  • Recalled 1184 Valor H5 Gas Fireplace trim
Name of Product:
Valor H5 gas fireplaces
Hazard:

The trim around the fireplaces can leak hot exhaust air, posing a burn hazard.  

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 20, 2018
Units:
About 1,000 (in addition, about 1,900 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Miles Industries toll-free at 866-420-3360 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at h5@valorfireplaces.com or online at www.valorfireplaces.com and click on “H5 Recall Notice” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Valor H5 gas fireplaces fueled by either natural gas or propane gas. The recalled fireplaces were sold in six different trim options and are a fully enclosed rectangular sheet metal box with a shatter resistant glass front. They were sold with a mesh barrier screen that was installed in front of the glass. The fireplace exhaust is vented to the outside through a ventilation duct. The model number and serial number are printed on a rating sheet behind the trim.

Model Number Product Name Serial Number Range
1100 Natural Gas Valor H5 Gas Fireplace 1100N10000 – 1100N12173
1100 Propane Gas Valor H5 Gas Fireplace 1100P20000 – 1100P21132
1150 Natural Gas Valor H5 Gas Fireplace 1150N10000 – 1150N11448
1150 Propane Gas Valor H5 Gas Fireplace 1150P20000 – 1150P20822
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces and contact Miles Industries to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

Miles Industries has received one report of mantle charring. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Northeast Hearth & Home, Sutter Home & Hearth, Wallace's Stove & Fireplace Hearth stores and other stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through March 2018 for about $5,500.

Manufacturer(s):

Miles Industries Ltd., of Canada

Manufactured In:
Canada
Recall number:
19-056
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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.

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