Recall Issued for Hampton Bay Outdoor Gas Fire Pits Sold Exclusively at Home Depot
The bowl base of these 58,000 fire pits lacks a heat shield to protect consumers from burns
Approximately 58,000 Hampton Bay Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters that were sold exclusively at Home Depot stores nationwide have been recalled.
The bowl base of these fire pits lacks a heat shield to protect consumers from burns while turning off the propane tank after use, potentially leading to a burn injury.
This recall involves Hampton Bay 50,000 BTU, 30 inch Cross Ridge Outdoor Gas Fire Pit Table Patio Heaters with model number G-FTB51057B and UPC code 6944937601579. The fire pit has an antique bronze finish with a natural slate tabletop and a black base that holds a propane tank.
The model number and UPC code are printed on the product's packaging.
When were they sold?
The affected Hampton Bay outdoor gas fire pits were sold at Home Depot stores from August 2016 through November 2017 for about $200 each.
To date, there have been three reports of burn injuries that consumers suffered while turning off the propane tank.
What should consumers do?
Consumers who have purchased the recalled fire pits should contact the manufacturer, Yayi, to receive a free repair kit which includes a heat shield and installation instructions.
Yayi can be reached by calling toll-free (855) 600-9294.