Outdoor Gas Fire Pits Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heater
Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heater (Image Provided)

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.

Recall Summary

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.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: February 21, 2018

Units: About 58,000

Recall Details

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

Source: www.cpsc.gov