Sold Exclusively at Home Depot; Made by Yayi
Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—February 22, 2018
By: Rosemary Piser
Home Depot is recalling certain Outdoor Gas Fire Pits due to potential burn hazard.
Name of product: Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters
Hazard: The bowl base of the fire pits lacks a heat shield to protect consumers from burns while turning off the propane tank after use, posing a burn hazard.
Recall date: February 21, 2018
Units: About 58,000
Description: This recall involves Hampton Bay 50,000 BTU, 30 inch Cross Ridge Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters with model number G-FTB51057B and UPC 6944937601579. The fire pit has an antique bronze finish with a natural slate tabletop and a black base that holds a propane tank. The model and UPC are printed on the product’s packaging.
Remedy: Consumers should contact Yayi for a free repair kit which includes a heat shield and installation instructions.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of consumers who were burned while turning off the propane tank after using the gas fire pit.
Sold Exclusively At: Home Depot stores nationwide and online from August 2016 through November 2017 for about $200.
Manufacturer(s): Zhejiang Yayi Metal Technology Co., Ltd. dba Yayi, of China
Importer(s): Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.
Distributor(s): Home Depot Product Authority LLC, of Atlanta, Ga.
Manufactured In: China
Recall number: 18-104