Updated Recall: Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc. recalls BlueStar and Big Chill Brand Gas Ranges and Wall Ovens
- Starting date:
- March 5, 2019
- Posting date:
- March 5, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items, Appliances
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Burn Hazard, Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Update of September 11, 2018 Recall.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Inc.
BlueStar and Big Chill Brand Gas Ranges and Wall Ovens
This recall update involves one additional model number, RPB304BSS, which is part of the RCS series of BlueStar free-standing ranges. This model was sold in brushed stainless steel and sold exclusively in Canada.
The previous recall involved seven different series of BlueStar and Big Chill free-standing ranges and one series of gas-powered wall ovens.
The BlueStar or Big Chill logos are on the front of the oven door. The previously recalled gas ranges and ovens were sold in a variety of sizes and colours, including stainless steel, white, green, orange, aqua, dark blue and black with gold trim.
Gas ranges or wall ovens with model and serial numbers listed in the chart below are included in the recall. The model and serial number are located on the serial plate. On the open burner gas ranges (star shaped burners) the serial plate is under the cast iron grates on the left side. On the sealed burner gas ranges (round burners) the serial plate is underneath the back guard, which is removable. On the gas wall ovens, the serial plate is behind the control panel on the left wall.
|Model||Model Number||Serial Number Range|
|BlueStar Culinary Series (RCS)||RPB304BSS||
1505000 through 1710999
|Model||Model Numbers||Serial Number Range|
|BlueStar Culinary Series (RCS)||RCS304BV2, RCS366BV2, RCS30SBV2, RCS36SBV2, RCS30SBBCN, RCS30SBBCL, RCS36SBBCN, RCS36SBBCL, RCS48SBBCN, RCS48SBBCL, RCS304BCV2, RCS366BCV2, RCS36SBBCNMB, RCS36SBBCLMB, RCS36SBBCNRR, RCS304BV2, RCS366BV2, RCS30SBV2, RCS36SBV2, RCS30SBBCN, RCS30SBBCL, RCS36SBBCN, RCS36SBBCL, RCS48SBBCN, RCS48SBBCL, RCS304BCV2, RCS366BCV2, RCS36SBBCNMB, RCS36SBBCLMB, RCS36SBBCNRR, RCS36SBBCLRR, RCS36SBBCNCB, RCS36SBBCLCB, RCS36SBBCNSW, RCS36SBBCLSW, RCS30SBBCNRR, RCS30SBBCLRR, RCS30SBBCNMB, RCS30SBBCLMB, RCS30SBBCNCB, RCS30SBBCLCB, RCS30SBBCNSW, RCS30SBBCLSW, RCS48SBBCNMB, RCS48SBBCLMB, RCS48SBBCNCB, RCS48SBBCLCB, RCS48SBBCNRR, RCS48SBBCLRR, RCS48SBBCNSW, RCS48SBBCLSW, RPB304BV1,RPB304BV1L, RPB304BV2, RPB304BV2L, RPB366BV1, RPB366BV1L, RPB366BV2, RPB366BV2L||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Nova Series (RNB)||RNB244BV2, RNB24GV2, RNB24CBV2, RNB24FTV2, RNB304BV2, RNB366BV2, RNB364CBV2, RNB364GV2 RNB364FTV2, RNB488BV2, RNB486GV2, RNB486CBV2, RNB484GV2, RNB484CBV2, RNB484GCBV2, RNB484FTBV2, RNB6010BV2, RNB608GV2, RNB608CBV2, RNB606GV2, RNB606CBV2, RNB606GCBV2, RNB606FTV2||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Heritage Classic Series||RNB364GHCV2, RNB486GHCV2, RNB606GHCV2||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Precious Metals Series||RNB304BPMV2, RNB366BPMV2, RNB364GPMV2, RNB364CBPMV2, RNB364FTPMV2||1505000 through 1710999|
|Big Chill Retro Series||BCR30V2SP, BCR30V2SPL, BCR30V2BB, BCR30V2BBL, BCR30V2BK, BCR30V2BKL, BCR30V2BY, BCR30V2BYL, BCR30V2CR, BCR30V2CRL, BCR30V2JG, BCR30V2JGL, BCR30V2OR, BCR30V2ORL, BCR30V2PK, BCR30V2PKL, BCR30V2TQ, BCR30V2TQL, BCR30V2WH, BCR30V2WHL, BCR36V2SP, BCR36V2SPL, BCR36V2BB, BCR36V2BBL, BCR36V2BK, BCR36V2BKL, BCR36V2BY, BCR36V2BYL, BCR36V2CR, BCR36V2CRL, BCR36V2JG, BCR36V2JGL, BCR36V2OR, BCR36V2ORL, BCR36V2PK, BCR36V2PKL, BCR36V2TQ, BCR36V2TQL, BCR36V2WH, BCR36V2WHL||1505000 through 1710999|
|Big Chill Pro Series||BCPRO30V2SP, BCPRO30V2SPL, BCPRO30V2BG, BCPRO30V2BGL, BCPRO30V2CR, BCPRO30V2CRL, BCPRO30V2FB, BCPRO30V2FBL, BCPRO30V2MB, BCPRO30V2MBL, BCPRO30V2OR, BCPRO30V2ORL, BCPRO30V2SB, BCPRO30V2SBL, BCPRO30V2SS, BCPRO30V2SSL, BCPRO30V2SY, BCPRO30V2SYL, BCPRO30V2WH, BCPRO30V2WHL, BCPRO36V2SP, BCPRO36V2SPL, BCPRO36V2BG, BCPRO36V2BGL, BCPRO36V2CR, BCPRO36V2CRL, BCPRO36V2FB, BCPRO36V2FBL, BCPRO36V2MB, BCPRO36V2MBL, BCPRO36V2OR, BCPRO36V2ORL, BCPRO36V2SB, BCPRO36V2SBL, BCPRO36V2SS, BCPRO36V2SSL, BCPRO36V2SY, BCPRO36V2SYL, BCPRO36V2WH, BCPRO36V2WHL, BCPRO48SP, BCPRO48SPL, BCPRO48BG, BCPRO48BGL, BCPRO48CR, BCPRO48CRL, BCPRO48FB, BCPRO48FBL, BCPRO48MB, BCPRO48MBL, BCPRO48OR, BCPRO48ORL, BCPRO48SL, BCPRO48SLL, BCPRO48SS, BCPRO48SSL, BCPRO48SY, BCPRO48SYL, BCPRO48WH, BCPRO48WHL||1505000 through 1710999|
|Big Chill Classic Series||BCCS30BBSP, BCCS30CPSP, BCCS30CMSP, BCCS30SNSP, BCCS30BBSPL, BCCS30CPSPL, BCCS30CMSPL, BCCS30SNSPL, BCCS30BBCB, BCCS30CPCB, BCCS30CMCB, BCCS30SNCB, BCCS30BBCBL, BCCS30CPCBL, BCCS30CMCBL, BCCS30SNCBL, BCCS30BBCM, BCCS30CPCM, BCCS30CMCM, BCCS30SNCM, BCCS30BBCML, BCCS30CPCML, BCCS30CMCML, BCCS30SNCML, BCCS30BBFB, BCCS30CPFB, BCCS30CMFB, BCCS30SNFB, BCCS30BBFBL, BCCS30CPFBL, BCCS30CMFBL, BCCS30SNFBL, BCCS30BBMB, BCCS30CPMB, BCCS30CMMB, BCCS30SNMB, BCCS30BBMBL, BCCS30CPMBL, BCCS30CMMBL, BCCS30SNMBL, BCCS30BBWH, BCCS30CPWH, BCCS30CMWH, BCCS30SNWH, BCCS30BBWHL, BCCS30CPWHL, BCCS30CMWHL, BCCS30SNWHL, BCCS30BBSS, BCCS30CPSS, BCCS30CMSS, BCCS30SNSS, BCCS30BBSSL, BCCS30CPSSL, BCCS30CMSSL, BCCS30SNSSL, BCCS36BBSP, , BCCS36CMSP, BCCS36SNSP, BCCS36BBSPL, BCCS36CPSPL, BCCS36CMSPL, BCCS36SNSPL, BCCS36BBCB, BCCS36CPCB, BCCS36CMCB, BCCS36SNCB, BCCS30BBCBL, BCCS36CPCBL, BCCS36CMCBL, BCCS36SNCBL, BCCS36BBCM, BCCS36CPCM, BCCS36CMCM, BCCS36SNCM, BCCS36BBCML, BCCS36CPCML, BCCS36CMCML, BCCS36SNCML, BCCS36BBFB, BCCS36CPFB, BCCS36CMFB, BCCS36SNFB, BCCS36BBFBL, BCCS36CPFBL, BCCS36CMFBL, BCCS36SNFBL, BCCS36BBMB, BCCS36CPMB, BCCS36CMMB, BCCS36SNMB, BCCS36BBMBL, BCCS36CPMBL, BCCS36CMMBL, BCCS36SNMBL, BCCS36BBSS, BCCS36CPSS, BCCS36CMSS, BCCS36SNSS, BCCS36BBSSL, BCCS36CPSSL, BCCS36CMSSL, BCCS36SNSSL, BCCS36BBWH, BCCS36CPWH, BCCS36CMWH, BCCS36SNWH, BCCS36BBWHL, BCCS36CPWHL, BCCS36CMWHL, BCCS36SNWHL||1505000 through 1710999|
|BlueStar Gas Wall Oven||BWO24AGS, BWO30AGS, BWO36AGS||1505000 through 1710999|
Use of the convection oven fan during pre-heating or broiling can cause accumulated gas to ignite, posing a burn hazard to consumers when oven door is opened.
As of February 22, 2019 the company has received 10 reports of flames or flares due to delayed gas ignition in Canada, including 3 reports of minor burns. In the United States, the company has received 55 reports of flames or flares due to delayed gas ignition including 8 reports of minor burns.
Approximately 2600 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 7100 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from May 2015 to October 2017 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in the United States
Prizer-Painter Stove Works
What you should do
Consumers should immediately switch off the convection fan, keep the convection fan turned off, and contact the company to arrange for a repair. On all affected models, the convection fan switch is located on the oven control panel located next to the symbol of a fan. To turn off the fan, move the convection fan switch down to the "off" position.
For more information, consumers may contact Prizer-Painter Stove Works by telephone toll-free at 1-800-449-8691 from Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Consumers may also obtain additional recall information by visiting the BlueStar and Big chill websites.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website (US CPSC to provide link).
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.