CPSC recalls some 100-pound propane cylinders

April 30, 2021 By    

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a recall notice for about 500 Hog 100-pound propane cylinders. The cylinders, manufactured with a handle below the weld on the side, could leak propane gas, posing a fire hazard.

Photo courtesy of CPSC

Photo courtesy of CPSC

The cylinders are white and have built-in wheels. The cylinders can be identified by serial numbers 000001 through 002800, stamped on the unit’s collar. UPC 850015730016 and SKU YSN100HOG are printed on the box. There is a sticker on the cylinders with a warning not to fill unless the unit is standing up.

The cylinders, manufactured in Thailand and imported by Flame King, were sold online at amazon.com, wayfair.com, ebay.com, homedepot.com and walmart.com from January 2020 through October 2020 for about $250.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled propane cylinders and contact Flame King for a full refund or free replacement.

No incidents or injuries have been reported to the CPSC.

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