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Skyline Marquis Propane Gas Fireplaces by Kingsman Fireplaces

Starting date:
August 10, 2011
Posting date:
August 10, 2011
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Miscellaneous
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Audience:
General Public (GP)
Identification number:
RA-500002626

Affected products

Skyline Marquis Propane Gas Fireplaces by Kingsman Fireplaces

Product description

This recall involves direct vent gas fireplaces sold under the name "Skyline Marquis collection". They run on propane gas. The following model numbers are being recalled and can be found on the rating plate located on the bottom of the fireplace near the valve control.

Model Numbers

  • MQRB3328LP
  • MQRB3328LPE
  • MQRB3328LPT
  • MQRB3328LPTE
  • MQRB4236LP
  • MQRB4236LPE
  • MQRB4236LPT
  • MQRB4236LPTE

Hazard identified

Delayed ignition can cause the fireplace's propane gas to explode and break or shatter the glass door. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers nearby.

Kingsman Fireplaces has received two reports of fireplace glass doors breaking.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Number sold

Approximately 296 of the recall fireplaces were sold by authorized distributors and specialty fireplace stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2008 to December 2010.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
Kingsman Fireplaces
Winnipeg
Manitoba
CANADA
Tel: 1-855-593-3304

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces, turn off the gas supply to the fireplace and contact Kingsman Fireplaces to schedule a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Kingsman Fireplaces toll-free at 1-855-593-3304 between 8 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website.