Name of Product: Valor H5 gas fireplaces
Hazard: The trim around the fireplaces can leak hot exhaust air, posing a burn hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fireplaces and contact Miles Industries to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Miles Industries toll-free at 866-420-3360 from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.valorfireplaces.com and click on “H5 Recall Notice” for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Miles-Industries-Recalls-Gas-Fireplaces-Due-to-Burn-Hazard
Units: About 1,000 (in addition, about 1,900 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Valor H5 gas fireplaces fueled by either natural gas or propane gas. The recalled fireplaces were sold in six different trim options and are a fully enclosed rectangular sheet metal box with a shatter resistant glass front. They were sold with a mesh barrier screen that was installed in front of the glass. The fireplace exhaust is vented to the outside through a ventilation duct. The model number and serial number are printed on a rating sheet behind the trim.
|Model Number||Product Name||Serial Number Range|
|1100 Natural Gas||Valor H5 Gas Fireplace||1100N10000 – 1100N12173|
|1100 Propane Gas||Valor H5 Gas Fireplace||1100P20000 – 1100P21132|
|1150 Natural Gas||Valor H5 Gas Fireplace||1150N10000 – 1150N11448|
|1150 Propane Gas||Valor H5 Gas Fireplace||1150P20000 – 1150P20822|
Incidents/Injuries: Miles Industries has received one report of mantle charring. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Northeast Hearth & Home, Sutter Home & Hearth, Wallace’s Stove & Fireplace Hearth stores and other stores nationwide and online from June 2014 through March 2018 for about $5,500.
Manufacturer(s): Miles Industries Ltd., of Canada
Manufactured In: Canada