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Tristar Steam Buggy Deluxe Steamers

Description: Tristar Products Recall of Steam Cleaner Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 Originally issued March 29, 2002, Last Revised May 8, 2006 Alert #02-529 Note: Phone Number Change. CPSC and Tristar Products Inc. Announce Recall of Steam Cleaner PRODUCT: Steam Cleaners - Tristar Products Inc., of Parsippany, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 3100 Steam Buggy™ Deluxe Steamers. The recalled steam cleaner is blue plastic and measures about 12 inches long and 8 inches high. It has a 5.5-foot black steam hose connected to the water reservoir and comes with various cleaning attachments. HSN LP (Home Shopping Network) sold the Steam Buggy Deluxe nationwide from December 2001 through January 2002 for about $129. PROBLEM: The internal hose connected to the trigger in the handle can detach, allowing hot water and/or steam to escape, posing a burn hazard to consumers. INCIDENTS/INJURIES: CPSC and Tristar Products have received reports of 305 incidents, 214 of which involved consumers receiving burns to hands, arms, feet, and body. WHAT TO DO: Consumers should stop using the Steam Buggy Deluxe immediately and contact Tristar customer service at (973) 287-5100 between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Saturday for information on how to ship the recalled product and get a replacement or refund. Tristar will pay for all shipping charges to return the product. For additional information visit the HSN LP's website at Consumers were sent direct mail notification of this recall. [Learn More]

Tristar Steam Buggy Deluxe Steamers Recall Information

Recall Date03/29/2002
Recall ID2252
Recall Number02529
Product TypeSteamers
HazardBurn - Not Fire-Related
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