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Optimus Nova Stove Recall

optimus nova+As a result of the receipt of a number of reports of fuel leakage in the field and after quality assurance analysis, Katadyn Products Inc. has decided to voluntarily recall some Optimus Nova and Optimus Nova+ Multifuel Expedition Stoves. If you bought your stove between January 2009 and September 2010 and it has a black burner housing and shows a QA-number from QA000011-QA007313, please fill in the form below to file your request for an exchange. The QA-number of the stove is located on the side of the black burner housing. All Nova and Nova+ stoves with silver burner housing have no QA-number and are not affected.

Visit this page on the Optimus website for full details. It is nice to see a company publicize a safety recall well.

11/22/10 Posting from the CPSC http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11047.html - this wasn't available at the time of our original post.

Posted by

Alex Kosseff

on 11/17/10
Categories: 
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