Consumer product recall

Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Outdoor Gourmet Crawfish Kit with strainer

Starting date:
August 23, 2017
Posting date:
August 23, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items, Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fire Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Academy Sports + Outdoors

Affected products

Outdoor Gourmet 100 Qt. Crawfish kit with strainer

Product 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 propane tank supplied by the consumer. The model number FSOGBG4201 is printed on the silver label located on the burner component.

Hazard identified

The hose connecting the burner to the fuel tank can melt or burn, posing a fire hazard.

As of August 4, 2017, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 14 reports of hoses melting or catching fire and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 17 units of the affected products were distributed in Canada by VDC Canada, and approximately 21,000 were sold in the United States by Academy Sports + Outdoors.

Time period sold

The recalled products were distributed in Canada between January 2017 and May 2017, and sold in the United States between March 2014 and May 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



VDC Canada





Academy Ltd. dba Academy Sports + Outdoors®




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Academy Sports + Outdoors for instructions on obtaining a free replacement hose assembly.

For more information, consumers can contact Academy Sports + Outdoors Customer Care by telephone toll-free at 1-888-922-2336 from 7:00 a.m. to midnight CT daily, by email or through the company's website and click on the Product Recalls link for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.