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August 21, 2003

CPSC, CFM Keanall Announce Recall of Gas Grills

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Great Outdoors "Horizon" Gas Grills

Units: About 1,500

Manufacturer: CFM Keanall, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Hazard: Certain wind conditions blowing at these grills can cause overheating or flashbacks under the control panel. Flames could damage the hose that supplies gas to the burner, causing an uncontrolled flame. Also, flames could come in contact with user's hands, resulting in burns.

Incidents/Injuries: Six incidents and no injuries have been reported.

Description: These are Great Outdoors Gas Grills (Horizon Model) with model number GH450SBP and GH450XBP. The model number is on the CSA approval sticker on the back of the front panel. The recalled grills have the words "Horizon" and "Great Outdoors" on the control panel. These are 36,000 BTU 450-square-inch grills. The grill has a dark blue lid and black plastic side shelves with a black frame with a large black front panel. Grills with a florescent label on the carton reading "Contains Safety Enhancement" are not included in the recall. Other model Horizon gas grills are not included in the recall.

Sold at: True Value stores nationwide from February 2003 through June 2003 for between $180 and $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Contact CFM Keanall to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: Call CFM Keanall toll-free at (888) 532-6255 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Media Contact: Sonya Stark, CFM Keanall, at (905) 670-7777.

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