Manufacturer: Monessen Hearth Systems Co
Product: Signature Command(electronically) Controlled Direct and B-Vent Gas Fireplaces and Inserts
Hazard: A control component in the fireplaces and inserts can prevent the unit from lighting though gas continues to flow, posing a fire hazard.
Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves electronically controlled Majestic, Monessen and Vermont Castings direct-vent and B-vent gas fireplaces and inserts. Models included in the recall have serial numbers range from 11-X-027322 to 11-X-031501; 12-X-000275 to 12-X-015206, 11-P-032597 to 11-P-059389; and 12-P-000202 to 12-P-037583. The first two digits represent the year of manufacture, the letter represents the facility and the last six digits are sequential numbers, randomly selected. The serial number is printed on a rating plate, affixed to a cable inside the lower or side control door.
Sold At: Hearth dealers and distributors nationwide between October 2011 and October 2012 for between $1,030 and $8,160.
Units: About 15,000
Consumer Contact: Monessen Hearth Systems; toll-free at (877) 406-9180, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or website www.mhsc.com and click on "Recall Notice: Signature Command Defect" for more information.