Jetboil camp stoves recalled due to fire hazard
- February 13, 2009 12:22 PM
- By Peter Hadzipetros
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled about 15,000 Jetboil outdoor stoves because a valve may leak gas, posing a fire hazard.
Manufacturer Jetboil Inc. of Manchester, N.H., has received five reports of fires resulting from leaking fuel, but no injuries have been reported.
The recalled models include: Personal Cooking Systems in black [PBL075-BLK-(PCS)] and camo [PBL075-CAMO-(PCS)], Backcountry Gourmet Set (BDLFRY), Personal Cooking System with Companion Cup (BDL001), Personal Cooking System with Pot Support & Stabilizer (BDL002), Personal Cooking System with Coffee Press (BDL003), and Personal Cooking System Java Kit (BDLJAVA) and Group Cooking System (GCS150).
The stoves were sold from July to November 2008 for between $100 US and $130.
Jetboil is offering a repair or replacement. The company can be reached at (866) 611-9905 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
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