The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has recently announced a significant recall involving about 37,000 Traeger Flatrock Flat Top Propane Grills. This recall is critical for consumers as it addresses a serious fire hazard associated with these grills.
The burner control knob on these grills can be incorrectly labeled, posing a risk of leaving the grill unintentionally on and creating a fire hazard.
Consumers are advised to stop using the recalled grills immediately. Traeger is providing a free repair kit for grills with incorrectly labeled knobs.
For more information, consumers can contact Traeger toll-free at 833-654-2407 or visit www.traeger.com/recall.
The recalled grills are black in color, featuring a closable lid with a silver handle. The name “Traeger” is printed on the lid. These grills are sizable, measuring approximately 74 inches in length, 27 inches in width, and 36 inches in height, and weigh about 189 lbs. The SKU Number 1DFL42LLA is found on a silver label located on the rear of the grill.
To date, Traeger has received 57 reports of the flame adjustment knobs being incorrectly labeled. Fortunately, there have been no reports of fires or injuries. However, the potential risk these faulty knobs pose cannot be underestimated.
These grills were sold at Ace Hardware, The Home Depot, and Scheel’s stores nationwide. They were also available online at acehardware.com, homedepot.com, and traeger.com from February 2023 through October 2023. The retail price was around $900.
The grills were manufactured in Vietnam and are imported by Traeger Pellet Grills LLC, based in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The safety of consumer products, especially those that involve fire and heat, is of utmost importance. The CPSC's role in recalling potentially dangerous products is crucial in preventing injuries and property damage. This recall of Traeger Flatrock Flat Top Propane Grills highlights the ongoing need for vigilance and proactive measures in product safety.
If you own a Traeger Flatrock Flat Top Propane Grill, immediately check the SKU number and cease using the grill if it matches the recalled model. Contact Traeger for inspection instructions and, if necessary, a free repair kit to rectify the labeling issue.
This recall serves as a reminder of the importance of product safety, especially in outdoor cooking appliances. Consumers are encouraged to respond promptly to this recall to ensure their safety and the safety of those around them. By taking these steps, grill enthusiasts can continue to enjoy their outdoor cooking experiences with peace of mind.