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Recall - Gas Fireplaces and Fireplace Inserts Brands

Web posted on April 09, 2014

This recall involves Hussong Manufacturing direct vent gas fireplaces and gas fireplace inserts that use American Flame brand main control modules. The recalled products are 22 models sold under the brand names Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Ambiance Fireplaces and Stellar Hearth Products.

Recalled fireplaces and inserts were manufactured between October 2009 and April 2013. The fireplace name, model number, manufacture date and serial number are on a silver testing label attached by a chain and next to the gas valve of the fireplace or fireplace insert.

The following fireplace products are being recalled:
Model Name (model number)Serial Number RangeManufacturing Date Range mm/yy
Kozy Heat Fireplaces
Chaska (CSK-31-IPI)10-094223-18 to 12-096088-2305/10 to 06/12
Chaska XL (CSK-335-IPI)10-703738-15 to 12-706417-2404/10 to 06/12
Jackson (911-IPI)10-820097-37 to 12-820636-1109/10 to 03/12
Jackson XL (911XL-IPI)10-9125332-37 to 12-9126288-1009/10 to 03/12
Jordan (JOR-30)10-080001-25 to 12-081992-0706/10 to 02/12
Jordan XL (JOR-34)10-010001-46 to 12-011278-0411/10 to 01/12
Minneapolis (MPS-30)10-080004-25 to 12-081914-0206/10 to 01/12
Minneapolis XL (MPS-34)10-010005-46 to 12-011300-1211/10 to 03/12
Rockford (RFD-30)10-080006-25 to 12-082020-1906/10 to 05/12
Rockford XL (RFD-34)10-010003-46 to 12-011309-1211/10 to 03/12
Nicollet (NCL-195)10-060001-05 to 12-060608-0702/10 to 02/12
Dassel (DSL-36-IPI)10-150789-15 to 12-151789-1104/10 to 03/12
Delano (DEL-36-IP I)10-030001-45 to 12-030908-1211/10 to 03/12
Princeton (PRC-3 6-IPI)09-004528-44 to 12-007203-1110/09 to 03/12
Thief River Falls (56701-IP1)10-242305-15 to 12-245336-1204/10 to 03/12
Minnetonka (55345-IPI)09-407828-30 to 12-411049-1104/10 to 04/12
Trimont (TMT-3875-IPI)10-300771-15 to 12-301183-1609/11 to 06/12
Slayton 42 (SLA-42)11-080012-38 to 12-080402-2304/10 to 03/12
Ambiance Fireplaces
Intrigue 100 (INT-100)11-100235-31 to 11-100306-3604/11 to 09/11
Intrigue 200 (INT-200)11-10000-29 to 12-100513-2807/11 to 06/12
Stellar Hearth Products Fireplaces
CML-58-S (CML-58-S)10-10006-40 to 13-13021-1610/10 to 04/13
CTL-58-S (CTL-58-S)10-10001-40 to 13-13034-1610/10 to 04/13

The main control module can allow gas to be released and buildup in the burner area, posing an explosion hazard.

Consumers should stop using the recalled fireplaces and fireplace inserts immediately, turn off the gas to the units and contact the dealer where the unit was purchased or Hussong Manufacturing to have the ignition board on the fireplace main control module replaced free of charge.

Hussong Manufacturing received reports of nine incidents, including two in Canada, of gas being released prematurely and exploding, resulting in minor property damage and two reports of abrasions. No injuries have been reported in Canada.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.

The recalled fireplaces and fireplace inserts were sold in Canada and the United States from October 2009 to April 2013 at various fireplace dealers and distributors. Approximately 2,170 products were sold in Canada and about 13,600 products were distributed in the United States.

The affected products were manufactured in the United States by Hussong Manufacturing Co. Inc., dba Kozy Heat Fireplaces, Lakefield, Minnesota.

For more information, consumers may contact Hussong Manufacturing at 1-800-253-4904 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday, or online at Kozy Heat Fireplaces website, Ambiance Fireplaces website or Stellar hearth products webpage, then click on "Recall Information" for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.


For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at hc-sc.gc.ca.

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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