Your Place: New reserve standards for fireplaces, stoves

February 6, 2015 - garden totes

To strengthen children and others from critical burns, newly made glass-front gas fireplaces and stoves now contingency embody commissioned protecting barriers if their glass-surface temperatures surpass 172 degrees, a Hearth Patio Barbecue Association says.

This new reserve standard, that took outcome Jan. 1, requires that a barriers be in place when a products are installed.

The requirement was authorized by a American National Standards Institute in 2012 and is focused on shortening a intensity jeopardy acted by approach hit with prohibited potion surfaces to at-risk people, generally children.

Products made before Jan. 1 still might be sole even if they do not accommodate a new standard, as retailers transparent out a comparison inventory, a organisation said.

The trade organisation recommends that consumers ask retailers either a units they are meditative about shopping accommodate a new customary and, if they do not, to ask that forms of separator options might be available.

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