Name of Product: Pearl River propane hoses used on propane torches and accessories
Hazard: The propane hose can swell and rupture, allowing propane gas to leak, posing a fire hazard to the user.
Recall Date: December 22, 2021
Units: About 43,000
Consumer Contact: Pearl River toll-free at 855-855-8874 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday.
Description: This recall involves Pearl River 3Q20 or 4Q20 propane hoses used in propane powered torches and other propane accessories. Hoses included in the recall are:
PEARL RIVER FILE NO. 70177655 LP-GAS HOSE HP14 M.W.P 350 PSIG 1/4" STANDARD CSA8.3&UL21 3Q20 T/P
PEARL RIVER FILE NO. 70177655 LP-GAS HOSE HP14 M.W.P 350 PSIG 1/4" STANDARD CSA8.3&UL21 4Q20 T/P
The item/batch number is printed on the body of the propane hose and includes the following:
Item Description and Brand Name
Flame King 500,000 BTU Weed Burner Torch
Flame King 320,000 BTU Propane Torch Kit
Flame King 340,000 BTU Propane Torch Kit with Ignitor
Flame King 4 ft QCC1 Propane Adapter Hose to 1 lb Appliance
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled propane hoses. To obtain a free replacement hose, send a photograph of the propane hose cut in half so that it is no longer operable to the firm’s e-mail along with a return mailing address to receive a free replacement hose. Once Pearl River receives confirmation of the hose cut in half, consumers can throw away the cut hose.
Incidents/Injuries: Pearl River has received three reports of propane hoses swelling and rupturing. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Online at Amazon.com, Homedepot.com, Wayfair.com, Walmart.com, and eBay.com from January 2021 through May 2021 for about $20 for propane hoses and about $45 for propane powered torches.
Manufacturer: Guangzhou Pearl River Plastic Hose Co. Ltd, of China (hoses)
Manufactured In: China
Importer(s): YSN Imports LLC, of Pico Rivera, Calif.