Fireplace Recall Notices

May 2024

 

Twin Star Electric Fireplaces

Twin-Star International recalled approximately 15,000 electric fireplaces sold at Lowe’s due to overheating and fire hazards.

The recall affects Style Selections 42-inch Infrared Quartz Electric Fireplaces, sold between September 2021 and January 2023.

Although no injuries were reported, there were 24 incidents of overheating and property damage.

Owners should stop using the product, unplug it, and contact Twin-Star for a refund.

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is accepting cases related to injuries or damages caused by these fireplaces.

For more details, contact Dreifuss, or visit Schmidt Law.

 

Regency Ultimate U37 and U39 Direct Vent Gas Stove Fireplaces

Health Canada, US CPSC, and Fireplace Products International Ltd. recalled Regency Ultimate U37 and U39 Direct Vent Gas Stove Fireplaces due to a risk of explosion and laceration hazards.

The recall affects units sold between January 2001 and January 2018.

Consumers should turn off the unit, stop the gas supply, and contact FPI for repairs.

Affected model and serial numbers are listed on the recall notice.

For detailed information, contact Dreifuss, or visit Technical Safety BC.

 

Infrared Quartz Electric Fireplaces

Twin-Star International has recalled around 14,670 Style Selections 42-inch Infrared Quartz Electric Fireplaces, sold exclusively at Lowe’s, due to fire hazards from overheating.

The recall affects units sold from September 2021 to January 2023.

There have been 24 reports of incidents, including two cases of property damage but no injuries.

Consumers should stop using the fireplaces, unplug them, and contact Twin-Star for a refund.

More details are available on the DHSES Website, or contact Dreifuss.

 

Montebello ST and DRT63ST Gas Fireplaces

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns consumers to stop using Montebello ST and DRT63ST gas fireplaces due to multiple reports of fires.

These fireplaces, sold from 2011 to 2021, have a defect allowing air to enter and direct flames downward, causing hidden fires.

Innovative Hearth Products, the manufacturer, is out of business and cannot conduct a recall. Consumers should replace the fireplaces or have the gas line sealed.

Report incidents at SaferProducts.gov.

For more information, visit CPSC, or contact Dreifuss.

 

Valor 1100 and 1150

The Valor Fireplaces recall page lists two recalls:

  1. 1150ILP/JLP propane models: Main burner ignition delay during start-up.
  2. 1100/1150 models with three and four-sided trims: Convection leak causing elevated temperatures.

Owners of affected units are advised to stop using them and contact Valor for further instructions and potential repairs.

Detailed information and contact details are provided on the Valor Fireplaces Recall Page, or contact Dreifuss.

 

Regency U39 & U37 Gas Stoves

Regency Fireplace Products issued a voluntary recall for U39 and U37 gas stoves sold between January 2001 and January 2018 due to a defect in the pressure release mechanism that can cause the front door glass to fracture and expel glass.

Customers are advised to turn off the units and register for a retrofit.

No serious injuries have been reported.

For registration and more information, contact Regency customer service or visit their recall notice page. Also, you can contact Dreifuss.

 

American Flame IPI Main Control Module

The recall poster for Kozy Heat gas fireplaces informs consumers of a safety recall for certain models due to a potential hazard with the gas valve, which could result in gas leaks and pose a risk of fire or explosion.

Affected units should be turned off, and users should contact Kozy Heat for a free repair.

The poster provides specific model numbers and instructions for contacting Kozy Heat.

For detailed information, please view the recall poster, or contact Dreifuss.

 

Ortal Traditional 90 and Traditional 110 Gas Fireplaces

Ortal has recalled about 400 Traditional 90 and Traditional 110 gas fireplaces due to fire hazards from improper installation, which can affect heat release and ventilation.

Consumers should stop using the fireplaces and contact Ortal for a retrofit plate installation and inspection.

The company has reported four incidents of fires with no injuries.

The fireplaces were sold by authorized dealers and professional installers from May 2016 through February 2020.

For more information, contact Dreifuss, or visit Ortal Recall Notice.

 

FEBO Flame Electric Fireplace

Lowe’s has recalled electric allen + roth fireplaces due to a fire hazard.

The recall affects about 48,000 units.

The fireplaces can overheat, posing a fire risk.

Consumers should stop using the product and contact the manufacturer for a refund or replacement.

The fireplaces were sold at Lowe’s stores and online from January 2013 through April 2018.

There have been 28 reports of overheating incidents, with no injuries reported.

For more information, contact Dreifuss, or visit the recall notice on KSN.