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Safety Alert

Multi-Purpose Outdoor Shelters Recalled By Sunjoy Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at BJ's Wholesale Club

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: Multi-Purpose Outdoor Shelter

Hazard: The fabric canopy on the shelters fails to comply with a voluntary flammability standard, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: Sunjoy toll-free at (866) 576-6569 Monday through Friday ET from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET or online at www.sunjoydirect.com and click on "Support" and then "Recall Notification" for more information.

Units: About 2,000

Description: This recall includes the 10 ft. by 20 ft. multi-purpose shelter with "Code Number: L‑GZ761PST." The code number is printed on a label sewn into the top of side panels of the canopy fabric. The fabric canopies are white and cover an area of about 20 ft. by 24 ft. "Sunjoy Industries" and "Made in China" are printed under the barcode label on the product packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the canopy from the shelter's frame and store it in a safe place, away from any flame or other source of ignition and then contact Sunjoy Industries for instructions on how to return it for a replacement or full refund. All purchasers have been contacted by the firm.

Sold at: BJ's Wholesale Club stores in Northeastern states from January 2014 through June 2014 for about $300.

Distributor: Sunjoy Industries, of Steubenville, Ohio

Manufacturer: QiaFeng Leisure Products Co. Ltd., of Ningbo, China

Manufactured in: China