Outdoor Gas Fire Pits Recalled Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; Made by Yayi
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: Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters
Hazard: The bowl base of the fire pits lacks a heat shield to protect consumers from burns while turning off the propane tank after use, posing a burn hazard.
Consumer Contact: Yayi toll-free at 855-600-9294 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by sending an email to email@example.com or online www.china-yayi.com/ and click on Recall for more information.
Units: About 58,000
Description: This recall involves Hampton Bay 50,000 BTU, 30 inch Cross Ridge Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters with model number G-FTB51057B and UPC 6944937601579. The fire pit has an antique bronze finish with a natural slate tabletop and a black base that holds a propane tank. The model and UPC are printed on the product's packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of consumers who were burned while turning off the propane tank after using the gas fire pit.
Remedy: Consumers should contact Yayi for a free repair kit which includes a heat shield and installation instructions.
Sold exclusively at: Home Depot stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through November 2017 for about $200.
Manufacturer: Zhejiang Yayi Metal Technology Co., Ltd. dba Yayi, of China
Importer: Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.
Distributor: Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.
Manufactured In: China