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* Jenn-Air Downdraft Gas Cooktops produced by Maytag Corp., of Newton, Iowa. o November 18: 1,170 units were recalled. o Cause: switches are located too close to gas tubing that leads to grill burner. The produced electrical arch represents a fire hazard. o Reports: 4 reports - fire catching during use as a result of a gas leak, no injuries. * Five-burner Vermont Castings barbeque grills produced by CFM Corporation, Canada. o November 10: 12,500 units were recalled. o Cause: gas leak and fire hazard. o Reports: 38 reports - gas leaks, but no injuries or property damage. * Beefmaster Explorer Outdoor Gas Grill produced by Nexgrill Industries, Inc., of Walnut, Los Angeles County. o October 21: 10,000 units were recalled. o Cause: when adjusting gas pressure regulator label on valve can become positioned so consumers cannot see what it indicates, thus it could be left on by mistake. o Reports: 2 reports – gas leaks but no injuries or property damage.
And these are only few of dangerous products reported lately. A little too many, aren't they? So, how come that so many inappropriately manufactured products get to reach stores and finally consumers?
Laura Ciocan writes for http://www.natural-gas-grills.info where you can find articles, buying tips and reviews of popular gas grills.
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