Gas Ranges and Wall Ovens Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Appliance recall News
If you love colorful appliances then you are familiar with the names BlueStar and Big Chill. What you may not know is that these companies, owned by Prizer-Painter Stove Works, have announced a recall on 9,700 wall ovens and ranges due to an issue with use of the convection oven fan during pre-heating or broiling that can cause accumulated gas to ignite, posing a burn hazard to consumers when oven door is opened. (YIKES!!) Continue readingGas Ranges and Wall Ovens Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

BlueStar Wall Oven Recall

BlueStar gas-powered stainless steel wall ovens are being recalled by Prizer Painter Stove Works, of Reading, PA due to a fire hazard.  This recall includes three models of ovens 24″, 30″ and 36″- wide units in both natural and liquid propane gas options.

According to the manufacturer, Prizer Painter Stove Works, some of the wall ovens may have been improperly installed and/or have damaged flexible gas appliance connectors. These ovens were sold nationwide between January 2008 and November 2012 or between $2,250 and $3,900.

bluestar 24" recalled oven

Model numbers and date codes are located on the rating plate inside the control panel. You will need to open the oven door/s to access the screws on the bottom of the control to read the model information.

Bluestar Recall Notice

If your oven is part of this recall, stop using it and contact BlueStar for instructions on identifying affected units and to schedule a repair at (800) 449-8691, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday.

bluestar 36" oven recall

bluestar recall rating panel

More French Door Wall Ovens to Choose From

bluestar-dbl.jpgThis fall you can now coordinate your new french door double oven with your cappuccino machine or Smeg refrigerator thanks to BlueStar and their 190 different color choices.

BlueStar’s newest product, the gas wall oven, debuted this past May at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. Available as a single or double oven in widths of 24″, 30″ and 36″.  The 24″ model has a single door and the 30″ and 36″ models have French doors. They are very powerful with a 30,000 BTU burner and a 15,000 BTU ceramic infrared broiler.

These ovens also feature full extension oven racks and the 30″ and 36″ models will accommodate a full size commercial baking sheet.

These ovens will also fit in 24″ deep cabinets with natural or propane gas.