WilliamsRDM Recalls StoveTop FireStop Microhood Due to Safety 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: The StoveTop FireStop Microhood Fire Suppressors
Hazard: The Microhood front canister can fall from the unit and fail to suppress the fire.
Consumer Contact: WilliamsRDM toll-free at (888) 616-7976 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or online at www.stovetopfirestop.com and click on "StoveTop FireStop Microhood Safety Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 103,000
Description: The recalled product is the StoveTop FireStop Microhood. It is a flame activated, dry chemical powder, fire suppression device that mounts over a residential cooktop stove, underneath a microwave oven. The Microhood units are plastic/metal and come in black and white. They are about 14 inches long and 4 inches wide and 3 inches high. The recalled model numbers are 677-1 (black) and 677-2 (white) with a "Replace Before" date of June 2014 thru August 2019. This date is located on the bottom of each unit.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Contact WilliamsRDM for a free inspection kit which includes instructions and a tool for performing an on-site inspection and repair of the units. Alternately, units can be shipped back to WilliamsRDM for a free inspection/repair. Firm is contacting consumers directly.
Sold through: HD Supply,Wilmar Industries, Louisville Fire & Safety and other contractor supply companies from June 2009 to August 2014 for about $80.
Manufacturer: WilliamsRDM, Inc., of Ft. Worth, Texas
Manufactured in: United States