This recall involves Home brand butane portable gas range model 9000, with UPC 400063471432 and model 9001, with UPC 400063471395.
The gas ranges have a single burner and control knob. They are black in colour with the brand name “Home” and “BUTANE 9000” or “BUTANE 9001” written on the front face plate of the unit. The UPC code can be found on the hard case the product is stored in or on the product packaging.
The cooking grate for the portable gas range can be installed incorrectly, resulting in increased pressure in the unit while in use, posing an explosion and fire hazard to consumers.
As of July 26, 2017, the company has received one report of Home Butane 9000 portable gas range catching fire resulting in 1 burn injury and 4 reports of Home Butane 9001 portable gas range catching fire resulting in 2 burn injuries.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable gas ranges and return the product to their local Home Hardware or Home Hardware Building Centre for a partial refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Home Hardware Stores Limited by visiting the company’s website, by telephone at 1-519-664-2252 ext. 6609, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, or by email.