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March 20, 2002

Pascal Products Has Recalled Two-Paneled Fireplace Screens Sold At Wal-Mart

Jackson, MS (SafetyAlerts) - Pascal Products Company Ltd. has recalled about 600 two-paneled fireplace screens. The paint on the metal mesh can ignite when exposed to a direct flame, posing a serious fire hazard to consumers.

Pascal has not received any reports of incidents. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.

The recalled screens are Wal-Mart Home Trends 2-Paneled Fireplace Screens with model number 500RR. The 500RR model screens have a light rust color and use standard Phillips-head hinge pins (see photo and diagram below).

Wal-Mart stores nationwide sold the fireplace screens from September 2001 through December 2001 for about $30.

Consumers should stop using the fireplace screens immediately and return them to any Wal-Mart store for a refund. For more information, consumers should call Pascal at (601) 362-6813 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Fireplace screens that have a dark brown color or have elongated dual-use-screw heads are not included in this recall
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