|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 18, 1999
Sunbeam Recalls '97-'98 Model Gas Grills
for Possible Fire Hazard
DETROIT (STN - www.safetyalerts.com)
Sunbeam Corporation announced today that it is recalling some of
its 1997 and 1998 Grillmaster gas grills with side burners, due to a
possible fire hazard.
Only the Grillmaster grills with
side burners are effected by this recall. The gas line on the side burners
of these grills are to close to the burner which can melt the gas line
creating a possible fire/explosion hazard.
Consumers who may have one of
these grills should not use the side burner and call the Sunbeam Customer
service center at 1-800-641-2100 to obtain a replacement part. Consumers
should have the model number of their grill available for quick handling
and to ensure the proper replacement part is sent.
The Sunbeam Customer Service
Department has stated that not all Grillmaster grills are affected by the
recall. Only some of the models with a side burner are effected.
If your grill is effected by the recall, Sunbeam will send out a
replacement kit which should reach consumers in approximately 10