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Safety Alert

Texsport Recalls Cedar Lake Heater/Cookers Due to Fire 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: Cedar Lake Propane Heater/Cooker

Hazard: The regulator on the heater/cooker malfunctions when a user switches from a cooking to heating option, or vice versa, the gas propane turns to liquid, which can flare easily and pose a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Texsport at (800) 231-1402 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.texsport.com and click on RECALL link.

Units: About 325

Description: The dual use heater/cooker consists of a single large ceramic burner with a metal stand. It measures 9 inches by 10.25 inches by 4.5 inches. It has a fitting below the burner for a propane bottle of either 16.4 oz. or 14.1 oz. sizes. The heater/cooker comes with a hose and regulator for connecting the propane bottle. The heater/cooker's product number #14219 is printed on the packaging

Incidents/Injuries: There was one incident of fire reported. No injuries were reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact the company for information about how to return the product and receive a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Various sporting goods, outdoor and Army/Navy stores nationwide, and online at Sears.com, Kmart.com and Amazon.com from May 2012 to February 2013 for about $37.

Importer: Texsport, of Houston, TX

Manufactured in: China