Catalina Outdoor Fireplace Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops Due to Burn and Laceration Hazard

 Catalina Outdoor Fireplace Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops Due to Burn and
                              Laceration Hazard

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Consumers should stop
using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise
instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer

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Recall Summary

Name of product: Catalina Outdoor Fireplace

Hazard: The glass components of the Catalina Outdoor Fireplace can break when
a fire is lit posing a burn and laceration hazard.

Remedy: Refund.

Consumer Contact: Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time,
or online at www.christmastreeshops.comand go to the link Safety and Recalls
at the bottom of the homepage.

Recall Details

Units: About 2,000

Description: The Catalina Outdoor Fireplace is free standing and constructed
of glass and black metal. The 21 ¼ in. square base sits on short legs. Black
corner pieces hold the glass sides with one hinged side to add logs. It has a
square, vented top lid and stands about 30" tall. The model number CT840BL
appears on the outside of the packaging and on the instruction manual.
Incidents/Injuries: Christmas Tree Shops received three reports of the glass
component of the outdoor fireplace breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled outdoor fireplace
and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.
Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops retail locations from September 2011 to October
2012 for about $130.
Importer: Nantucket Distributing Co., Inc. of Middleboro, Mass.
Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in
receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this
product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please
tell us about your experience with the product on

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury
or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under
the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer
product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is
committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,
electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety
of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and
household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and
injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any
other recalled product.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to:, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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