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Fire on Ice Gas Fireplace Kit

Starting date:
February 24, 2009
Posting date:
February 24, 2009
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Appliances, Specialized Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-500001969

Affected products

Fire On Ice Gas Fireplace Kit

Product description

This recall involves Fire On Ice brand gas fireplace kits that are decorative and heating appliances inserted into a standard wood-burning fireplace, fire pit, or fire table. The kits consist of a burner unit and parts that are intended to be covered by coloured, tempered glass.

The following are the product codes included in this recall: GFML12-xx, GFML18-xx, GFML24-xx, GFML36-xx, GGTYL1x, and GFSPxx-xx. The "x" can be either a number or letter.

Hazard identified

The unit and packaging of the gas appliance and related documentation bear counterfeit (unauthorized) registered CSA trademarks. These kits have not been tested or evaluated by CSA International, and therefore, the safety and performance characteristics for these products are unknown to CSA International.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this fireplace kit.

Number sold

The number of recalled products sold in Canada is unknown.

The products were sold online at www.fireonice.com and by distributors listed on the Web site.

Time period sold

The time period during which the recalled products were sold is not known.

Companies

Retailer
Fire On Ice Inc.
Cerritos
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplace kits and contact their place of purchase or their local gas regulatory authority for guidance.

Consumers may also visit the Canadian Standards Association Web site for more information regarding this recall.