Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia firepot burn lawsuits
Oldsmar, Fla.-based Smart Solar, Inc. has stopped distributing its Smart Jel gel fuel product after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stated the product can unexpectedly ignite and explode when the product is poured on an already-burning firepot. Smart Jel pourable gel fuel products pose a dangerous risk of fire and burns to consumers that can be fatal. The experienced attorneys of The Cochran Firm, D.C. are actively investigating claims related to dangerous firepot products.
On Sept. 28, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of Smart Jel gel fuel that impacted about 1,400 bottles of the product. Smart Jel was sold in 30-ounce plastic bottles online and through specialty stores between January 2011 and June 2011 for $10-$20.
The CPSC advises consumers to immediately stop using the product. Under federal law, it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell Smart Solar’s Smart Jel gel fuel products that are affects by this recall.
The products affected by the recall are 30-ounce bottles of SmartJel Citronella Formula IPA Gel Refill with model number SJ3200 and 30-ounce bottles of SmartJel Unscented Formula IPA Gel Refill with model number SJ3201.
The Cochran Firm, D.C. is currently investigating legal claims nationally and by Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia residents who have been seriously hurt by Smart Solar’s Smart Jel pourable gel fuel products. Contact our team of skilled legal professional for a no-obligation consultation today. Because strict time limits apply to gel fuel injury claims, we recommend contacting us as soon as possible.