PatioGlo Bio-Fuel Gel Recalled After Consumers Reported Serious Burns

Posted on October 10, 2011

Marshall Group, in cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, has issued a recall of their Bio-Fuel Gel due to a fire hazard, according to recent news sources.

About 39,000 products are subject to recall. The product was sold in home and garden stores, gift shops and online from November 2010 through August 2011 for $7.99 to $11.99.

The product is called Marshall Gardens PatioGlo Bio-Fuel Gel. The gel has shown to ignite without warning and transfer to nearby people and objects when being poured. The manufacturer has received four reports of the danger, resulting in three injuries that required treatment at a hospital.

The gel was sold in 32 oz. size plastic bottles. The label says “PatioGlo bio-fuel gel” or “Citronella PatioGlo”. Model numbers PG-32 and PGC-32 (Citronella) are affected by the recall. Consumers can return the bottles to their store of purchase for a full refund.

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