Severe burn injuries caused by bioethanol-design fireplaces-an overview on recreational fire threats.

@article{Kraemer2011SevereBI,
  title={Severe burn injuries caused by bioethanol-design fireplaces-an overview on recreational fire threats.},
  author={Robert Kraemer and Karsten Knobloch and Johan Matthes Lorenzen and Karl H. Breuing and Soeren Koennecker and Hans-Oliver Rennekampff and Peter M Vogt},
  journal={Journal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={173-7}
}
Commercially available bioethanol-fueled fireplaces have become increasingly popular additions for interior home decoration in Europe and more recently in the United States. These fireplaces are advertised as smokeless, ecologically friendly, and do not require professional installation, formal gas lines, or venting. Although manufacturers and businesses promote their safety, recent presentations of injuries have alerted the authors to the relevant danger bioethanol fireplaces can pose for the… CONTINUE READING

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