Kingsman and Marquis Skyline II/III Gas Fireplaces recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
April 25, 2019
Posting date:
April 25, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Appliances
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69682

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Kingsman and Marquis Skyline II/III Gas Fireplaces
  • Issue: The affected fireplaces have a gap in the outer cabinet, which may cause nearby wood framing studs to overheat, posing a fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces, shut off the gas supply to the fireplace, and contact the dealer where the fireplace was purchased to schedule a free repair.

Affected products

Kingsman and Marquis Skyline II/III Gas Fireplaces

Product description

This recall involves Kingsman Fireplaces and Marquis Collection Skyline II/III series linear gas fireplaces. The fireplaces are zero-clearance and designed for new construction applications.

The following fireplaces are included in the recall:
Fireplace Brand and Series Model Number
Kingsman ZRB Series ZRB46LP
ZRB46LPE
ZRB46N
ZRB46NE
Kingsman VRB Series VRB46LP
VRB46LPE
VRB46N
VRB46NE
Marquis VRB Series MQVRB46NE2

Hazard identified

The affected fireplaces have a gap in the outer cabinet, which may cause nearby wood framing studs to overheat, posing a fire hazard.

As of April 15, 2019, the company has received one report of scorched wood framing in Canada, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 10,520 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold through various dealers from January 2013 to March 2019.

Place of origin

  • Manufactured in Canada

Companies

Manufacturer
Kingsman Fireplaces
Winnipeg
Manitoba
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces, shut off the gas supply to the fireplace and contact the dealer where the fireplace was purchased to schedule a free repair. 

For additional information, consumers may contact Kingsman Fireplaces at 1-855-593-3304, from 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or through the Marquis Collection or Kingsman Fireplaces websites.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website.You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.