August 29, 2006

Agio Internationals Outdoor Steel Dome Fireplaces Sold at Lowes Stores 

Name of Product: Garden Treasures Steel Dome Fireplaces

Units: About 33,800

Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, N.C.

Manufacturer: Agio International Co. LTD, of China

Hazard: Touch-up paint used on the fireplaces exterior can ignite during use, posing a fire hazard.

Description: The recalled fireplace consists of a round fire bowl that rests on four legs, with a chimney cap and hood. The fireplace is made of steel and is painted black. They are about 3-feet tall and 2-feet wide. The item number, 91023, is printed on the package materials.

Sold at: Lowes stores exclusively nationwide from August 2005 through July 2006 for about $100.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the fireplaces immediately and return them to any Lowes store to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact L G Sourcing at (866) 284-9161 anytime, or visit the Lowes Home Centers, Inc. Web site at http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=pg&p=AboutLowes/recalls.html