Prizer-Painter Stove Works gas ranges and wall ovens being recalled due to a burn hazard. BlueStar and Big Chill gas ranges and wall ovens when using the convection oven fan during pre-heating or broiling can cause accumulated gas to ignite, posing a burn hazard to consumers when the oven door is opened. At this time, about 7,130 units are being recalled in the U.S.
Recalled BlueStar and Big Chill Ranges and Ovens
This recall includes seven different series of BlueStar and Big Chill freestanding ranges and one series of gas-powered wall ovens. Either BlueStar or Big Chill logos can be seen on the front of the oven door. They were originally sold in a variety of colors including stainless steel, white, green, orange, aqua, dark blue and black with gold trim at specialty appliance stores and kitchen equipment dealers nationwide from May 2015 through October 2017 for between $3,300 and $18,100.
If You Have One of These Ovens or Ranges
If you have one of these ovens or ranges by Prizer-Painter Stove Works, you need to stop using it immediately, turn off the convection fan, and keep it turned off. Contact Prizer-Painter Stove Works to schedule a free repair. If you’ve experienced any dangerous or injury-causing incidents with your BlueStar or Bill Chill gas range or wall oven, contact the CPSC immediately. There has been no word on how long these repairs will take.
Defective Products in San Jose
At this time, there have been 51 reports of flames or flares due to delayed gas ignition. During those incidents, there have been seven reports of burn injuries. If you’ve been injured by one of these defective gas ranges or wall ovens, report the incident to the CPSC, let the manufacturer know and contact us.
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