[Bordermarch] Safety Recall of heaters

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Fri Aug 22 19:30:34 PDT 2003

Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 06:44:08 -0700
From: "Jhan Knebel" <rixende at mail2noble.com>
Subject: [Ansteorra] Propane Heater Recall
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Greetings Ansteorra!

I received this recall notice, and figured that it could easily affect
numerous Ansteorrans.  If you purchased one of these heaters from
Academy, please follow the instructions!

In Service,


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: Timber Creek Propane Heaters 

Units: About 40,400

Manufacturer: Academy Sports and Outdoors, of Katy, Texas

Hazard: The heaters can emit high levels of carbon monoxide (CO), posing
a risk of CO poisoning to consumers if used indoors.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported. This recall is being
conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.

Description: The heaters have a 6 inch heat reflector and operate with a
disposable 16.4-ounce or 14.1-ounce propane tank, sold separately. The
product has a chrome neck, a black "on/off" switch, and a black plastic
base that houses the propane cylinder.

Sold at: "Academy Sports and Outdoors" stores exclusively sold the
heaters in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee
and Texas from Sept. 2001 through May 2003 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Return the heaters to any Academy Store for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Academy stores at (800) 577-8684 between 8:30 a.m. and
5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

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