WilliamsRDM recalled over 103,000 StoveTop FireStop Microhood models (677-1 & 677-2) due to faulty fire suppressors. The Microhood front canister can fall from the unit and fail to suppress the fire.
No injuries have been reported, but consumers are encouraged to contact WilliamsRDM for a free inspection kit, which includes instructions and a tool for performing an on-site inspection and repair of the units. Alternately, units can be shipped back to WilliamsRDM for a free inspection/repair. The company is contacting registered consumers directly.
The recalled product is the StoveTop FireStop Microhood. It is a flame activated, dry chemical powder, fire suppression device that mounts over a residential cooktop stove, underneath a microwave. The Microhood units are plastic/metal and come in black and white. They are about 14 inches long and 4 inches wide and 3 inches high. The recalled model numbers are 677-1 (black) and 677-2 (white) with a “Replace Before” date of June 2014 thru August 2019. This date is located on the bottom of each unit. They were purchased from HD Supply,Wilmar Industries, Louisville Fire & Safety and other contractor supply companies from June 2009 through August 2014 for approximately $80.
WilliamsRDM, Inc., of Ft. Worth, Texas
WilliamsRDM toll-free at (888) 616-7976 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or online at www.stovetopfirestop.com and click on “StoveTop FireStop Microhood Safety Notice” at the bottom of the page for more information.