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RECALL NOTICE: Boilers recalled for Leaking Exhaust, Carbon Monoxide

 

Recall Alert

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

January 22, 2007
Alert #07-521
 

Weil-McLain Co. Recalls Boilers for Leaking Exhaust, Carbon Monoxide

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Model 80, 88, 94, and LGB Packaged Commercial Boilers

Units: 171

Manufacturer: Weil-McLain Co., of Michigan City, Ind.

Hazard: The boiler assembly is not properly sealed. Exhaust and carbon monoxide (CO) can leak during operation and accumulate, posing a risk of poisoning.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the Weil-McLain Model 80, 88, 94, and LGB Packaged Commercial Boilers built from December 1, 2005 through October 26, 2006. The model information is written on a name plate or rating label on the front blue sheet metal jacket panels.

Sold at: The products were purchased from Weil-McLain and shipped to job sites per boiler order shipping instructions. Price to consumer (not installed) may range from:

Model Rating Base List Price
(approximate)
LBG (Gas) 400 - 2860 MBH input $4,400 - $21,500
80 (Gas/Oil) 346 – 1674 MBH input $2,800 - $8,300
88 (Gas/Oil) 996 – 5845 MBH input $7,000 - $26,900
94 (Gas/Oil) 2527 – 8660 MBH input $32,100 - $88,000

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Weil-McLain has directly notified all customers with recalled boilers and is providing a repair free of charge.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call Weil-McLain at (219) 879-6561 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.weil-mclain.com



Picture of Recalled Model LGB Packaged Commercial Boilers

LGB
Picture of Recalled Model 80 Packaged Commercial Boilers

80


Picture of Recalled Model 88 Packaged Commercial Boilers

88
Picture of Recalled Model 94 Packaged Commercial Boilers

94

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