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Camping Stoves and Equipment Recalled by Katadyn North America

Optimus Nova Camping Stove. (Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Katadyn North America Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn., announced a voluntary recall of about 5,300 in the United States and 2,400 in Canada Camping Stoves and Equipment today.

Hazard: Damaged fuel lines and/or O-rings may cause fuel leakage, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: There are 70 reports of incidents involving the stove's fuel line leaking or damage to O-rings. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Optimus Nova and Nova+ camping stoves and equipment, including the stove's fuel pump and spare parts/repair kits. The stoves are black metal, measure about 6 inches in diameter and 3