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Safety Alert

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

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Catalina Outdoor Fireplace

Units: About 2,000

Importer: Nantucket Distributing Co., Inc. of Middleboro, Mass.

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

Incidents/Injuries: Christmas Tree Shops received three reports of the glass component of the outdoor fireplace breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The Catalina Outdoor Fireplace is free standing and constructed of glass and black metal. The 21 1/4 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.

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops retail locations from September 2011 to October 2012 for about $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled outdoor fireplace and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.

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