Product Recalls

Recall Details  

Fluid Handling Recalls Low Water Cut-Off Control Units for Hot Water or Steam Boilers Due to Fire and Explosion Hazards (Recall Alert)
 (12-9-2014)

Recall Summary

Name of product: McDonnell & Miller Low Water Cut-Off control units for hot water or steam boilers

Hazard: The ground wire and probe wires could be incorrectly assembled in the units by the manufacturer, posing fire and explosion hazards.

Remedy: View Details – RepairReplace

Consumer Contact:

Fluid Handling/Xylem toll-free at (855) 750-7322 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT or online at http://unitedstates.xylemappliedwater.com and click on Recall Notice for more information.

Recall Details

Units

About 1,200

Description

This recall involves McDonnell & Miller series 750 Low Water Cut-Off control units, which in connection with a water level sensor, are used as a primary or secondary safety control on hot water or steam boilers to signal the boiler to provide protection in low water conditions. The unit is mounted on the outside of a boiler, generally near the boiler’s main electrical panel. They are black and measure about 6 inches high x 5 inches wide x 2 1/2 inches deep. The units have a green LED “On” light, a red LED “Low Water” light and test and manual reset buttons on the top. “McDonnell & Miller,” “Guard Dog,” “Low Water Cut-Off” and model numbers 750-MT-120, 751-MT-120, 751P-MT-120 or 752P-MT-24 are printed on a white label on the outside of the unit. Date codes G41 or H41 are inked on the inside back plate.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Contact Fluid Handling/Xylem for a free inspection, repair or free installation of a replacement low water cut-off unit. The firm is contacting purchasers directly.

Distributed by

Wholesale plumbing product distributors to plumbing suppliers from July 2014 through August 2014 for between $80 and $125.

Manufacturer

Fluid Handling LLC, of Morton Grove, Ill., a division of Xylem Inc.

Manufactured in

United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

 

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Weil-McLain Safety Recall  (5-5-2014)

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CPSC, Weil-McLain Announce Recall of Ultra 155 & 230 Gas

Boilers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in

voluntary cooperation with the firm listed below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately

unless otherwise instructed.

Name of PRODUCT:

Ultra 155 & Ultra 230 Gas Boilers

Units:

1,700

Manufacturer:

The Weil-McLain Company of Michigan City, Ind.

Hazard:

Weil-McLain has determined that the gas valve mounting screws on the recalled boilers may have not

been fully tightened during the assembly process and may have come loose in transportation. Weil-McLain is

concerned that loose gas fittings could result in leaking gas, fire and/or explosions that could cause bodily

injuries or property damage.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES:

None reported.

Description:

The Ultra 155 & Ultra 230 Gas Boilers are condensing high- efficient gas-fired boilers for space

heating. They have 93% operating efficiency and use a cast aluminum, mono block heat exchanger packaged

in a glossy silver/flat black jacket.

Sold:

Nationally at plumbing and heating wholesale distributors to plumbers and contractors from December

2002 through February 2003 for approximately $4500.

WHAT TO DO:

Weil-McLain is providing distributors and installers with a “Safety Notice” package for each

boiler containing instructions, replacement screws and a reimbursement form. Installers are also asked to

tighten the gas valve union. Installers will be reimbursed $50 for each boiler they inspect.

Consumer Contact:

Call Weil-McLain at 219-879-6561 between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday,

excluding holidays, and ask for Consumer Relations, or visit the firm’s web site at

www.weil-mclain.com.

 

Crown Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard (12-3-2013)

Crown Boiler

Name of product:  Gas-fired hot water boilers

Hazard:  The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners in the event that there is a blockage in the vent system allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard to the consumer.

Remedy:  Repair

Consumer Contact:   Crown Boiler Company toll-free at (855) 688-0776 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, e-mail cap@crownboiler.com or online at www.crownboiler.com and click on CPSC Product Recall Announcement for more information.

Units:  About 2,200

Description:  This recall involves Crown Boiler CWD series cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum to heat water in home baseboard, floor or radiator heating systems. The boilers are red and gray, about 37 inches tall, about 23 inches deep and range from about 16 to 42 inches wide. The Crown Boiler logo is on the front of the boiler. Recalled boilers have model numbers that begin with CWD and were manufactured between May 1, 2005 and July 1, 2013. The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler. The manufacturing date appears under “Series” in the MM/DD/YYYY or M/D/YYYY format or as a two-letter code. Recalled models have dates between 5/1/2005 and 7/1/2013 or one of the following two-letter codes:

EB, FB, GB, HB, IB, JB, KB, LB

AC, BC, CC, DC, EC, FC, GC, HC, IC, JC, KC, LC

AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, FD, GD, HD, ID, JD, KD, LD

AE, BE, CE, DE, EE, FE, GE, HE, IE, JE, KE, LE

AF, BF, CF, DF, EF, FF, GF, HF, IF, JF, KF, LF

AG, BG, CG, DG, EG, FG, GG, HG, IG, JG, KG, LG

AH, BH, CH, DH, EH, FH, GH, HH, IH, JH, KH, LH

AI, BI, CI, DI, EI, FI, GI, HI, II, JI, KI, LI

AJ, BJ, CJ, DJ, EJ, FJ.

Incidents/Injuries:  None reported.
Remedy:   Consumers with recalled boilers should immediately contact the installer or distributor from whom they purchased the boiler or Crown Boiler to schedule a free in-home repair. Consumers who continue using the boilers while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm installed outside of sleeping areas in the home.
Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors nationwide from May 2005 through July 2013 for between $4,000 and $6,700.
Manufacturer: Crown Boiler Company, of Philadelphia
Manufactured in:  United States

 

 

 

Recall :  Air Liquide (4/30/2013)

Flux – LA 59/OP 120TT

Lot Numbers:  01758174 &  01760869

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