Gas Fire Columns, Shelving Units Sold at Costco Recalled

Two products sold exclusively at Costco have been <"">recalled. Agio International Co. of Hong Kong if recalling about 5,800 Patio Glow Outdoor Gas Fire Columns because of a fire hazard. King Long Metal Industrial Company, Ltd., of Trumbull, Conn. is recalling 6,800 Six Tier Chrome Shelving Unit that can collapse and injure consumers.

Patio Glow Outdoor Gas Fire Columns

According to the recall notice, gas can leak from connections in the column, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Agio has received five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled product is a propane gas fire column used for outdoor ambiance. The base of the column is rectangular with brick styling. The top has a bowl shape with lava rocks. This unit does not include ceramic logs. Only products with serial numbers running sequentially from 0081959SD through 0087754SD are affected. The model number GFP207 and the serial number is printed on a label that is located inside the door on the base.

The Patio Glow Outdoor Gas Fire Columns were sold at Costco from August 2009 through February 2010 for about $200.

Consumers should stop using the fire columns immediately and return the columns to any Costco retail outlet to receive a full refund.

For more information, contact Agio-USA at (800) 598-6532 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail the company at Additional information is available on Agio’s recall Web site:

Six Tier Chrome Shelving Units

The Six Tier Chrome Shelving Units can break at the stem causing the unit to collapse or fall, posing an injury hazard. The firm has received one reported incident. No injuries reported.

The six tier chrome shelving unit Model # 392360 can be identified by an NSF King Long Industrial imprint on the corner collar on the side. They were sold at Costco Wholesale Club locations nationwide from December 2009 through January 2010 for about $90.

Consumers should immediately remove the casters and use the shelving unit with the adjustable feet levelers included in the original package. Replacement casters are available from the firm.

For additional information, contact King Long Customer Service toll free at (888) 445-9355 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or send an e-mail to

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