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Coleman Recalls Northstar Lanterns Due to Fire Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Northstar® Liquid Fuel Lanterns

Hazard: An incorrect gas feed tube was installed on the lantern. When lit, the tube can release too much fuel, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: The Coleman Company, Inc. at (800) 835-3278 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on “Important Safety Information” for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 95

Description: This recall involves Northstar® liquid fuel lanterns with model number 2000B750 and date codes 10 13 or 11 13. The model number is printed on the base of the lantern, under the lighting instructions. The date code is stamped on the underside of the lantern. A Coleman logo sticker is affixed to the front of the lantern base. The green lanterns measure about 13” tall by 7” wide by 7” deep.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of lanterns catching fire when fuel unexpectedly leaked from the bottom of the unit. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lanterns and contact The Coleman Company, Inc. for a replacement lantern.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and online at from November 2013 through February 2014 for about $125.

Manufacturer: The Coleman Company, Inc. of Wichita, Kan.
Manufactured in: USA
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