Firewood Recalls Vaporizers 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: Vaporizers
Hazard: An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: Firewood at 781-738-3838 (collect call) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.firewoodvapes.com and click on "Safety Recall" for more information.
Units: About 400
Description: This recall involves all Firewood 4 vaporizers. The vaporizers measure 2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches tall by 7/8 inches thick and have a sliding battery compartment cover. The body and battery cover of the vaporizers are wooden and were sold finished or unfinished. The Firewood logo is printed on the bottom of the vaporizers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of an electrical short that allowed the vaporizer battery to vent and catch fire. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vaporizers and contact Firewood to receive a free repair. All known purchasers are being contacted directly by the firm.
Sold Exclusively At: Firewoodvapes.com from October 2016 through June 2017 for between $135 and $185.
Distributor: Firewood, of Wellesley, Mass.
Manufactured In: USA