Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia Exploding Firepot Fuel Gel Lawyer
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of dangerous fuel gel products made by Ypsilanti, Mich.-based Bird Brain Inc. The clear, pourable, and flammable gel can explode without warning if it is poured onto an already-burning firepot. The explosion can seriously injure nearby individuals and ignite close objects. The experienced injury attorneys of The Cochran Firm, D.C. are actively investigating claims related to dangerous firepot and gel fuel products.
So far, twenty incidents have been reported and 11 of these injuries involved serious 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-degree burns. Approximately 1.6 million bottles and cans of pourable gel fuel are being recalled. If you have been injured by a gel fuel product, the experienced injury attorneys with The Cochran Firm, D.C. can help. Contact us today for a free no-obligation consultation.
Products made by Bird Brain that are subject to the recall are:
The CPSC states it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell these products. These dangerous products were sold at Sears, K-Mart, Amazon.com, Target, Buy.com, and other online and retail stores nationwide from October 2008 until August 2011.
The CPSC instructs consumers to stop using these products and discard the bottles and cans in accordance with local regulations.
The Cochran Firm, D.C., is conducting an investigation into gel fuel injury claims. If you have been injured by a Bird Brain gel fuel product in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Virginia, contact us today for a no-cost case evaluation. Because strict time limits apply to injury claims, we recommend contacting us as soon as possible in order to preserve your legal rights.
The following is a comprehensive list of gel fuel products made by Bird Brain that have been recalled: