Catalina Outdoor Fireplace Recalled by Christmas Tree Shops Due to Burn and Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–December 18, 2012. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Catalina Outdoor Fireplace

Units: About 2,000

Importer: Nantucket Distributing Co., Inc. of Middleboro, Mass.

Hazard: The glass components of the Catalina Outdoor Fireplace can break when a fire is lit posing a burn and laceration hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Christmas Tree Shops received three reports of the glass component of the outdoor fireplace breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The Catalina Outdoor Fireplace is free standing and constructed of glass and black metal. The 21 1/4 in. square base sits on short legs. Black corner pieces hold the glass sides with one hinged side to add logs. It has a square, vented top lid and stands about 30″ tall. The model number CT840BL appears on the outside of the packaging and on the instruction manual.

Sold at: Christmas Tree Shops retail locations from September 2011 to October 2012 for about $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled outdoor fireplace and return it to any Christmas Tree Shops store to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Christmas Tree Shops toll-free at (888) 287-3232 any time, or online at and go to the link Safety and Recalls at the bottom of the homepage.

Catalina Outdoor Fireplace

Catalina Outdoor Fireplace


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on




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