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Fiesta Recalls to Inspect and Repair Gas Grills Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Name of Product: Blue Ember Gas Grills

Units: About 47,000

Importer: Fiesta Gas Grills, of Dickson, Tenn.

Manufacturers: Keesung Manufacturing Co. Ltd. and Unisplendor Corp., of China

Hazard: The gas grills can be assembled improperly exposing the gas burner hoses to excessive heat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Fiesta has received 14 reports of grill fires. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves Blue Ember liquid propane (LP) or natural gas outdoor grills. The recalled model and serial numbers are listed below. The model and serial numbers are printed on a rating plate label on the rear of the grill. The cabinet style grill has two doors and is silver-colored and black or silver-colored and gray. “Blue Ember” is printed on the grill’s hood.

Model Numbers Serial Numbers FG50057 or FG50069 08K018821-08K018948 08K043658-008K043785 08K018309-08K018692 08K018693-08K018820 08K044554-08K044681 08K054921-08K056968 08K026501-08K033172 08K052233-08K053512 08K057481-08K057864 08K057765-08K060045 08K033317-08K038068 08K040117-08K042708 08K044572-08K047883 08K048790-08K051669 08K000001-08K000640 08K007425-08K007808 08K053641-08K054920 08K000641-08K000768 08U042773-08U046804 08K006915-08K007042 08K044042-08K044297 08K048396-08K048523 08K007299-08K007426 08K044298-08K044425 08K018949-08K019332 08K016003-08K016258 08K017797-08K017924 08K044426-08K044553 08K048268-08K048395 08K017925-08K018052 08K042277-08K042634 08K015875-08K016002 08K053385-08K053640 08K007043-08K007298 08K038069-08K038196 08K051926-08K052052 08K060193-08K060320

Sold at: Various home centers and retailers nationwide from November 2007 through June 2008 for about $450.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the grills, and inspect the burner hoses to make sure they have been properly assembled. If the hose is to the rear of the installed heat shield, the grill has been improperly assembled and consumers should contact Fiesta for replacement hoses, assembly instructions, and if necessary, for assistance in examining the grill.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fiesta toll-free at (866) 740-7849 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s Web site at www.fiestagasgrills.com (note: this is a .doc document), or email the firm at mnorman@fiestagasgrills.com


Send the link for this page to a friend! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or visit CPSC's web site at www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. To join a CPSC email subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at www.cpsc.gov.

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