The boilers can generate excessive levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in the flue gases, posing a risk of CO poisoning.
December 19, 2006
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 19, 2006
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 597-3321
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Bermuda BSI and Cayman CWI Series Gas Boilers
Units: About 400
Manufacturer: Crown Boiler Co., of Philadelphia, Pa.
Hazard: The boilers can generate excessive levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in the flue gases, posing a risk of CO poisoning.
Incidents/Injuries: Crown Boiler has received one report of high levels of carbon monoxide from these boilers. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves Bermuda BSI and Cayman CWI Series gas-fired boilers designed for indoor installation. Model and serial numbers included in this recall are listed below and are located on the rating plate. The boilers have a two-tone, red and gray jacket enclosure with the controls and piping on the right side of the unit. The rating plate is a silver label located in the upper left hand corner of the right side panel.
CROWNB000304258 and CROWNB000411446
Sold by: Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors to plumbers and contractors nationwide from October 2002 through October 2006 for between $800 and $2,100.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers who have not already been contacted by their contractor should immediately contact their installer or Crown Boiler Co. to arrange for a free repair. Consumers are reminded to install a CO alarm outside all sleeping areas, or make sure their current CO alarms have working batteries.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Crown Boiler Co toll-free at (877) 597-3321 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.crownboiler.com
Bermuda BSI Series Gas Boiler
Cayman CWI Series Gas Boiler
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