Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Crawfish Kits

Academy Sports + Outdoors has voluntarily recalled it’s Outdoor Gourmet 100-Qt. Crawfish kits with strainer due to the possibility that the kit hose can melt and/or burn, posing a fire hazard. The kits can be repaired, and consumer are being directed to contact the company for instructions on obtaining a free replacement hose assembly. Following is from the official release from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission.

Description:

This recall involves the Academy Sports + Outdoors Outdoor Gourmet® 100-Qt. Crawfish kit with strainer which is an outdoor appliance used to cook crawfish and other seafood in a 100-quart pot.  The Crawfish kit includes a hose assembly that connects the burner component to an external LP fuel tank supplied by the consumer. Model number FSOGBG4201 is printed on the silver label located on the burner component.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled 100-quart crawfish kits and contact Academy Sports + Outdoors for instructions on obtaining a free replacement hose assembly.

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Consumer Contact:

Academy Sports + Outdoors Customer Care toll-free at 888-922-2336 from 7 a.m. to midnight CT daily, email at customerservice@academy.com, or online at www.academy.com and click on the Product Recalls link for more information.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 14 reports of hoses melting or catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold At:

Academy Sports + Outdoors stores and online at Academy.com from March 2014 through May 2017 for about $130.

Importer(s):

Academy Ltd., d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors®, of Katy, Texas

Manufactured In:

China

Units:

About 21,000 (in addition, about 17 were sold in Canada)

Outdoor Gourmet  100 Qt. Crawfish Kit burner