Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Camp Stoves Sold Exclusively at Dick's Sporting Goods Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

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.

Name of Product: "Field & Stream" Dual Burner Camp Stoves

Units: About 6,700

Importer: Dick's Sporting Goods, of Pittsburgh, Pa.

Manufacturer: Rankam Group Ltd., of China

Hazard: Gas could flow at a rate that would produce higher than expected flames. Rainwater in the burners can also prevent proper ignition and allow gas to build-up and ignite unexpectedly. These conditions pose burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the "Field & Stream" dual burner camp stove, which is a propane-fueled portable stove. The style number (#CEH00475) can be located on the product's packaging. The "Field & Stream" logo is on the back panel of the stove behind the burners.

Sold at: Dick's Sporting Goods stores nationwide and on the firm's Web site from January 2008 to October 2008 for between $100 and $120.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the camp stoves immediately, and contact Dick's Sporting Goods to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dick's Sporting Goods toll-free at (888) 837-1380 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; e-mail the firm at CampStove@rankam.com; or visit the firm's Web site at www.dickssportinggoods.com

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