The recalled stove’s gas regulator can have a tear in the seal causing a gas leak, posing a fire hazard.
About 1,100 (In addition, about 500 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Optimus Gemini Portable 2-burner Stoves. “Optimus” is printed on the side. The stoves are black metal with silver top burner surfaces, measure about 12 inches long and 4 inches wide and can be used with isobutane-propane fuels. The recalled stoves have the following serial number range RG000001 through RG006788 and RG023004 through RG023323. The serial number is printed on the black connector to the gas canister.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled stoves and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund or contact Katadyn North America to receive a prepaid mailer to return the stove for a full refund. Katadyn North America is contacting all known purchasers directly or through its retail partners.
Katadyn North America Inc., of Rocklin, Calif.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.