Friday, April 23, 2010

Wood Burning Stoves Recalled by SCAN Andersen Due to Injury 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: SCAN Andersen 10 Wood Burning Stove

Units: About 200

Importer: Jotul North America, of Gorham, Maine

Manufacturer: J√łtul AS, Fredrikstad, Norway

Hazard: The stove's door can dislodge and fall from its hinges, posing a risk of injury to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Three incidents were reported to the firm including one report of a bruised foot.

Description: The recalled SCAN Andersen 10 wood burning stoves have serial numbers from 7951 through 8267. The serial number is printed on a label applied to the rear panel of the stove. These units are freestanding, black, cast iron stoves with a single front load door with glass pane. Dimensions are 35"H x 26 2/8" W x 16" D.

Sold at: Company dealers and distributors throughout the U.S. and Canada from March, 2009 to February, 2010.

Manufactured in: Norway

Remedy: Consumers should contact their dealer for a hinge replacement kit and to arrange for a free professional installation.

Consumer Contact: For more information contact Jotul North America at (800) 797-5912, ext. 108 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's recall web page at www.jotul.com

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