About Mountain Safety Research MSR White Gas Premium Blend Stove Fuel

Recall Date: 6/25/2002

Mountain Safety Research Recalls Stove Fuel NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2002 Release # 02-186 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 531-9531 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Mark Ross, (301) 504-7076 CPSC, Mountain Safety Research Announce Recall of Stove Fuel WASHINGTON, D.C. – In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Mountain Safety Research, of Seattle, Wash., is voluntarily recalling about 9,700 cans of white gasoline stove fuel. Corrosion can cause the can to leak fuel, posing a fire or injury hazard. Mountain Safety Research has received 20 reports of leaking fuel cans. No injuries have been reported. The recalled fuel includes MSR White Premium Blend Stove Fuel. The fuel is packaged in red metal cans. The words “MSR…White Gas” and “1 Quart/.95 Liter” are printed across the front of the can. This recall includes batch number 2003-2. The batch number is printed on the lower front of the can. The fuel cans were made in the U.S. REI and other sporting good stores sold the stove fuel nationwide from March 2002 to June 2002 for about $4. Consumers should check their stove fuel cans for leaks immediately. If the can is leaking, consumers should move it to a location free of ignition sources, then transfer the fuel to an approved fuel container. Whether or not the can is leaking, consumers should contact Mountain Safety Research to receive a replacement fuel container. For more information, consumers can contact Mountain Safety Research at (800) 531-9531 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s web site at www.msrcorp.com

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Manufacturers

  • Mountain Safety Research (MSR)
  • REI (Recreational Equipment Inc)

Made In

  • United States

Category ID: 1970

Hazards

  • Fire & Fire-Related Burn

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Report an incident with Mountain Safety Research MSR White Gas Premium Blend Stove Fuel

Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2002/CPSC-Mountain-Safety-Research-Announce-Recall-of-Stove-Fuel-