WilliamsRDM Recalls StoveTop FireStop Microhood Due to Safety Hazard (Recall Alert)
The Microhood's front canister can fall from the unit and fail to suppress the fire.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
The StoveTop FireStop® Microhood™ Fire SuppressorsHazard:
The Microhood front canister can fall from the unit and fail to suppress the fire.
WilliamsRDM toll-free at (888) 616-7976 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or online at www.stovetopfirestop.com and click on “StoveTop FireStop Microhood Safety Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.Report an Incident Involving this Product
The recalled product is the StoveTop FireStop Microhood. It is a flame activated, dry chemical powder, fire suppression device that mounts over a residential cooktop stove, underneath a microwave oven. The Microhood units are plastic/metal and come in black and white. They are about 14 inches long and 4 inches wide and 3 inches high. The recalled model numbers are 677-1 (black) and 677-2 (white) with a “Replace Before” date of June 2014 thru August 2019. This date is located on the bottom of each unit.
Contact WilliamsRDM for a free inspection kit which includes instructions and a tool for performing an on-site inspection and repair of the units. Alternately, units can be shipped back to WilliamsRDM for a free inspection/repair. Firm is contacting consumers directly.
HD Supply,Wilmar Industries, Louisville Fire & Safety and other contractor supply companies from June 2009 to August 2014 for about $80.
WilliamsRDM, Inc., of Ft. Worth, Texas
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StoveTop FireStop Microhood Model 677-1 (black)
StoveTop FireStop Microhood Model 677-2 (white)
StoveTop FireStop Microhood “Replace Before” date location