TSSA Safety Order: Ban of Majestic FSDV22, FSDV30, FSDV32 Fireplaces

Earlier this week, the Technical Safety and Standards Authority issued a safety order banning the sale and installation of certain Majestic fireplaces due to risk of injury from malfunctioning equipment.

If you have a Majestic fireplace model FSDV22, FSDV30, or FSDV32 please contact us immediately. These fireplaces may represent a serious safety hazard for you and your family.

From the Office of the Director:

IN THE MATTER OF:
THE TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND SAFETY ACT, 2000,
S.O. 2000, c. 16

- and -

ONTARIO REGULATION 212/01 made under the
Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000
(Gaseous Fuel)

Subject: Majestic Fireplace.– Direct Vent Free Standing Gas Fireplace
Models: FSDV22, FSDV30 and FSDV32, Series
Sent to: CSA International
Office of the Fire Marshal
TSSA natural gas and propane councils
TSSA natural gas and propane risk reduction groups
Natural gas utilities registered with TSSA
Propane distributors registered with TSSA
Natural gas and propane contractors registered with TSSA
Health Canada
Standards Council of Canada
Interprovincial Gas Advisory Council
Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada
Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada
Canadian Propane Association
Independent Propane Retailers Associations
Ministry of Consumer Services
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Posted on TSSA website

Pursuant to section 14 of the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000, the Director requires the following:

1. The following Gas Fireplaces manufactured by CFM Inc. (Majestic Fireplace) and bear the
trade names Insta-Flame or Northern Flame shall not be sold, leased, rented, installed or
used in Ontario:

(a) Natural Gas Fired Direct Vent Free Standing Fireplace – Model FSDV22, FSDV30
and FSDV32Series,

and

Further information may be obtained by contacting: Director – Fuels Safety Division, Technical Standards and Safety Authority, 14th Floor – Centre Tower, 3300 Bloor St. West, Etobicoke ON., M8X 2X4 Ph:416 734 3300 Fx:416 231 7525

Director's Safety Order Majestic FSDV Series-08-29-2012 (FINAL) (September 14, 2012).doc 2/4

(b) Propane-Fired Direct Vent Free Standing Fireplace – Model FSDV22, FSDV30
and FSDV32 Series,

2. This Safety Order is effective immediately.
Dated at Toronto this 14th day of September, 2012.

Additional Information:

Refer to attachment #1 for important notice regarding the above fireplaces.
For more information please contact 1-877-682-8772.

ORDERED BY:
John R Marshall
Director, Fuel Oil and Gaseous Fuel Regulation
Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000


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