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"Recall Alerts"

02-08-2013

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. BlueStar Wall Ovens Recalled by Prizer Painter Stove Works Due to Fire Hazard


(1) BLUESTAR WALL OVENS RECALLED BY PRIZER PAINTER STOVE WORKS DUE TO FIRE HAZARD

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: BlueStar™ residential gas wall ovens

Hazard: Some of the wall ovens have been improperly installed and/or have damaged flexible gas appliance connectors, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: View Details

Repair Consumer Contact:

BlueStar; at (800) 449-8691, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online atwww.bluestarcooking.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 940

Description

This recall involves all colors of three models of BlueStar gas-powered stainless steel wall ovens manufactured prior to November 23, 2012. Oven sizes include 24-, 30- and 36-inche wide units. Each of the three sizes was available for use with natural gas or liquid propane. The propane version is designated by the letter “L” at the end of the model number. Model numbers and date codes are located on the rating plate inside the control panel. There is a BlueStar logo on the upper left front of the oven, above the door.

Model Name

Model Numbers

Color

24-Inch BlueStar™ residential wall oven with swing door

BWO24AGS

BWO24AGSL

 

All Colors

30-Inch BlueStar™ residential wall oven with French doors

BWO30AGS

BWO30AGSL

 

All Colors

36 -Inch BlueStar™ residential wall oven with French doors

BWO36AGS

BWO36AGSL

 

All Colors

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a fire, resulting in property damage to the cabinet that held the oven. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ovens, contact BlueStar for instructions on identifying affected units and to schedule a repair.

Sold at:

Appliance stores and authorized kitchen equipment dealers nationwide between January 2008 through November 2012 for between $2,250 and $3,900.

Manufacturer:

Prizer Painter Stove Works Inc., of Reading, Pa.

Manufactured in: United States

To see this recall, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/BlueStar-Wall-Ovens-Recalled-by-Prizer-Painter-Stove-Works/#Remedy






DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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