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Water Heater Recalls
2000 – Present

This listing has been assembled as a quick reference guide primarily for commercial and residential building inspectors.  If you’re aware of additional recalls that should be addressed, please email us.

This list  is by no means complete. Please visit the CPSC Website @ www.cpsc.gov/Recalls for other listings not included here.  (Recalls prior to 2000 are not included in this listing…simply because most of those units are near or have reached their expected useful life (EUL).
American- Proline series natural gas 30, 40, 50 and 75-gallon water heaters – CPSC Recall #02-020 (Oct. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the American Water Heater Co., of Johnson City, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 gas-fired water heaters to replace the gas burners. The burners could produce excess carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning to consumers.
CPSC and the American Water Heater Co. have not received any reports of injuries or incidents relating to these water heaters. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. The firm discovered the problem with the burners on these water heaters during routine testing.
Only natural gas water heaters sold under the following brand names are included in the recall: American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster. The serial number, located on the data plate on the front of the water heater, starts with 0124 through 0127. The water heaters were sold in both short and tall profiles, and have 30, 40, 50 and 75 gallon capacities. Other model water heaters sold by the American Water Heater Co. are not included in this recall.
Home center stores and contractors sold and installed these water heaters nationwide from June 2001 through September 2001 for between $200 and $500.
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American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall

American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

American Standard- GN and GSN Model gas water heaters – CPSC Recall #16-171 (May. – 2016)
Description:

Description:
This recall involves Water Heating Technologies “American Standard” gas water heaters. The model numbers included in the recall begin with GN and GSN. The water heaters are white with an “American Standard” logo printed on the front. The model number is printed on a label on the side of the water heater. The water heaters were sold in 30, 40 and 50 gallon capacities. A complete list of models and serial numbers can be found on the firm’s website at http://www.americanstandardwaterheaters.com/recall/.

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the gas water heaters and call Water Heating Technologies to arrange for a service technician to inspect, repair or replace the water heater free of charge.
Incidents/Injuries:
None reported
Sold At:

Plumbing contractors nationwide from May 2015 through February 2016 for between $400 and $820.

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American Standard GN and GSN Model Gas Water Heater Recall

American Standard GN and GSN Model Gas Water Heater Recall

American Standard GN and GSN Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

American Standard GN and GSN Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag

A.O. Smith- FCG-75 300 and FCG-75-301 natural and propane gas water heaters – CPSC Recall #08-241 (Apr. – 2008)
Description:

Name of Product: Natural and Propane Gas Water Heaters

Units: About 1,500

Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.

Hazard: The water heater’s flue gas temperatures can exceed safe limits and produce excessive temperatures in the venting unit, posing a fire hazard. Also, the water heater’s exhaust can leak into the surrounding room, posing a carbon monoxide hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves 75 gallon natural and propane gas water heaters. “A.O. Smith” or “State” is printed on the side of the unit. A.O. Smith and State model and serial numbers included in this recall are listed in the chart below. Model and serial numbers are printed on the water heater’s rating plate.

Brand Name     Model Number           Serial Number Ranges
A.O. Smith            FCG-75 300                      L07A071460 through L07A144966 or M07A009387 through M07A072884
FCG-75 301
State                       GS6 75 XRR S
GS6 75 CRR S

Sold by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from November 2007 through January 2008 for between $1,000 and $2,500.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heater and contact A.O. Smith to arrange for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact A.O. Smith toll-free at (866) 880-4661 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.hotwater.com

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A.O. Smith and State Gas Water Heater Recall

A.O. Smith and State Gas Water Heater Recall

A.O. Smith and State Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

A.O. Smith and State Water Heater Recall Data Tag

A.O. Smith- 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. Models BT; FCG; and PCG- CPSC Recall #06-002 (Oct. – 2005)
Description:
Name of Product: 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.
Hazard: The water heaters can accumulate soot on the burners, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. The heaters have the name “A.O. Smith,” “Reliance,” “Apollo,” “State,” or “Maytag” on the side of the unit. The model number is located on the rating plate. Only units with the model numbers listed below and manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are included in the recall.
Brand Name/Model Number
Reliance – 675CRRS; 675CRRSD; S7576PE
Apollo – A675CQRSL; A675CRRSL; A675CRRSLCGAD
A. O. Smith – BT-80-271; FCG-75-271; PCG-75-271
Maytag – HRP11275Q
State – GS675CRRS; GS675CRRSD; SBS7576PE; SBS7576PED; SBS7576PECGA; SBS7576PECGAD
If your unit has one of the model numbers listed above, locate the serial number on the rating plate to determine if it was manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005. The serial numbers of units manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are listed below.
Month – Date of Manufacture Serial Number Begins With:
Jan-04 – MA04 or AA04 or A04
Feb-04 – MB04 or AB04 of B04
Mar-04 – MC04 or AC04 or C04
Apr-04 – MD04 or AD04 or D04
May-04 – ME04 or AE04 or E04
Jun-04 – MF04 or AF04 or F04
Jul-04 – G04
Aug-04 – H04
Sep-04 – J04
Oct-04 – K04
Nov-04 – L04
Dec-04 – M04
Jan-05 – A05
Feb-05 – B05
Mar-05 – C05
Apr-05 – D05
May-05 – E05
Jun-05 – F05
Jul-05 – G05
Installed by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2005 for between $460 and $1,130.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact A. O. Smith to arrange for installation of free repair.
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A.O. Smith. Reliance, Apollo, Maytag and State 75-gallon Propane Gas Water Heater Recall

A.O. Smith. Reliance, Apollo, Maytag and State 75-gallon Propane Gas Water Heater Recalll

Apollo- 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. Models A675C* series- CPSC Recall #06-002 (Oct. – 2005)
Description:
Name of Product: 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.
Hazard: The water heaters can accumulate soot on the burners, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. The heaters have the name “A.O. Smith,” “Reliance,” “Apollo,” “State,” or “Maytag” on the side of the unit. The model number is located on the rating plate. Only units with the model numbers listed below and manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are included in the recall.
Brand Name/Model Number
Reliance – 675CRRS; 675CRRSD; S7576PE
Apollo – A675CQRSL; A675CRRSL; A675CRRSLCGAD
A. O. Smith – BT-80-271; FCG-75-271; PCG-75-271
Maytag – HRP11275Q
State – GS675CRRS; GS675CRRSD; SBS7576PE; SBS7576PED; SBS7576PECGA; SBS7576PECGAD
If your unit has one of the model numbers listed above, locate the serial number on the rating plate to determine if it was manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005. The serial numbers of units manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are listed below.
Month – Date of Manufacture Serial Number Begins With:
Jan-04 – MA04 or AA04 or A04
Feb-04 – MB04 or AB04 of B04
Mar-04 – MC04 or AC04 or C04
Apr-04 – MD04 or AD04 or D04
May-04 – ME04 or AE04 or E04
Jun-04 – MF04 or AF04 or F04
Jul-04 – G04
Aug-04 – H04
Sep-04 – J04
Oct-04 – K04
Nov-04 – L04
Dec-04 – M04
Jan-05 – A05
Feb-05 – B05
Mar-05 – C05
Apr-05 – D05
May-05 – E05
Jun-05 – F05
Jul-05 – G05
Installed by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2005 for between $460 and $1,130.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact A. O. Smith to arrange for installation of free repair.
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A.O. Smith. Reliance, Apollo, Maytag and State 75-gallon Propane Gas Water Heater Recall

A.O. Smith. Reliance, Apollo, Maytag and State 75-gallon Propane Gas Water Heater Recalll

AquaStar- Tankless Natural gas water heaters. Model AQ38B NG- CPSC Recall #01-085 (Feb. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Controlled Energy Corporation (CEC), of Waitsfield, Vt., is recalling about 320 AquaStar natural gas water heaters. The heaters can produce dangerous levels of carbon monoxide in the exhaust gas, which can cause serious injuries and death.
CPSC and Controlled Energy have received reports of two deaths and two injuries in Manitoba, Canada, reportedly caused by the release of carbon monoxide from the water heater.
The AquaStar natural gas water heaters were made in Portugal, and were distributed in the United States as model number AQ38B NG. The water heater is off-white in color, with the word “AquaStar” in red, on the front of the unit. The model number can be found on the rating plate, on the right side of the water heater.
The water heaters were sold nationwide through plumbing supply stores and plumbing contractors from March 1997 to January 2001, for about $440, plus installation.
Consumers who have the recalled AquaStar unit (model number AQ38B NG), should turn off the water heater immediately and call Controlled Energy Corporation toll-free at (800) 642-3111 between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. CEC is offering consumers a free on-site repair conducted by a licensed professional plumber.
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AquaStar Model AQ38B NG Water Heater Recall

AquaStar Model AQ38B NG Water Heater Recalll

Bradford & White- Outdoor Gas-Powered Water Heaters. Model HE-15N and HE-15X- CPSC Recall #02-553 (Apr. – 2002)
Description:
PRODUCT: Outdoor Gas Water Heaters – Gas-Fired Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 1300 Seahorse® and 25 “Bradford & White” Outdoor Gas-Powered Water Heaters. The Seahorse® brand had model numbers WH60-N1, WH60-N3, WH60-N5, WH60-L1, WH60-L3, WH60-L5, WHT60-N1, WHT60-N3, WHT60-N5, WHT60-L1, WHT60-L3, WHT60-L5. The “Bradford & White” brand had models HE-15N and HE-15X.The water heaters were sold nationwide by retailers and also by public gas companies in North Carolina and South Carolina between August 1992 and November 2000 for about $900.
PROBLEM: Over time the heat exchanger could become blocked creating a potential ventilation and cracking problem, posing a fire hazard if nearby combustibles ignite.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: CPSC and Gas-Fired Products Inc have received reports of 2 incidents involving minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers should stop using the water heaters immediately and contact the recall hotline toll-free at (800) 438-4936 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a free repair kit. Most consumers were sent direct mail notification of this recall.
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Bradford & White and Seahorse Outdoor Gas-Powered Water Heater Recall

Bradford & White and Seahorse Outdoor Gas-Powered Water Heater Recalll

Bradford White- 75-Gallon Power Vented Gas Water Heaters. Model MIITW75T6* and TW375S76* series- CPSC Recall #02-553 (Aug. – 2002)
Description:
PRODUCT: Gas Water Heaters – Bradford White Corporation, of Ambler, Pa., is voluntarily recalling 1,220 75-Gallon Power Vented Gas Water Heaters. The recalled water heaters are models: MIITW75T6EN12; MIITW75T6CX12; TW375S76E3N; and TW375S763X with serial number “YD” (all) through YE 1395234. The model and serial numbers are located on the heater rating plate and on the shipping carton label. Bradford White Corporation sold these water heaters to plumbing supply wholesalers from April 2002 to May 2002. The water heaters were manufactured in the United States.

PROBLEM: The water heater may have been fitted with incorrectly made flue gas baffles. These baffles may affect fuel combustion resulting in excessive carbon monoxide emissions, which can cause serious injuries and death.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.

WHAT TO DO: Consumers who purchased one of these water heaters should immediately contact their installing contractor or call Bradford White Technical Support at (800) 334-3393, between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Internet site at www.bradfordwhite.com. Bradford White will confirm the status of the product. If involved, Bradford White will arrange for inspection (and replacement if necessary) of the flue baffle at no cost to the consumer.

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Bradford White 75-Gallon Power Vented Gas Water Heater Recall

Bradford White 75-Gallon Power Vented Gas Water Heater Recall

Coaire- S-Line Condensing Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #15-026 (Nov. – 2014)
Description:

This recall involves all models of single- and dual-purpose Coaire and Quietside brand tankless gas water heaters. The recalled water heaters heat either 4 or 7.2 gallons of water per minute. They are white and come in the following dimension ranges: 25-28 inches tall x 15-19 inches wide x 8-14 inches thick. The words “S-Line Condensing” are on the top front and brand names “Coaire” or “Quietside” are on the bottom front of the recalled water heaters.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and contact Challenger Supply Holdings to arrange for a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries:

Daesung has received 40 reports of the units overheating, including four involving burns on the wall where the heater was mounted and two involving fires and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At:

Independent dealers nationwide and on various websites including Amazon.com from July 2008 through August 2014 for between $500 and $2,000.
Importer:

Daesung Celtic Enersys Co. Ltd., of Chungbuk, Korea
Manufacturer:

Daesung Celtic Enersys Co. Ltd., of Chungbuk, Korea
Manufactured In:
Korea
Units:
About 29,000 in the United States and 2,200 in Canada

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Coaire “S-Line Condensing” Tankless Water Heater Recall

Coaire

Delta- Triangle Tube Delta Series Performance or Performance Plus Series Combination Water Heaters – CPSC Recall #06-252 (Sep. – 2006)
Description:
The recalled Delta Performance or Delta Performance Plus Series Combination Water Heaters operate on natural or propane gas. The water heaters are white and rectangular. “Triangle Tube” is written on the silver-colored control panel. “Delta” is printed on the front of the water heater. The burner is located under a white or gray cover that protrudes outward at the bottom front of the heater. The models and serial numbers included in this recall are listed below. The model and serial numbers are located on the rating plate on either the front or the right side of the water heater.
Models
Serial Numbers
PG-25
1148
through
6203
PG-30
PG-35
PG-40
PG-45
PG PLUS-25
PG PLUS-30
PG PLUS-35
PG PLUS-40
PG PLUS-45
Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesale companies to independent plumbing and heating contractors from August 2001 to January 2006 for about $3,500.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and contact Triangle Tube to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Triangle Tube at (800) 856-6271 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.triangletube.com
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Triangle Tube – Delta Series- “Performance or Performance Plus Combination Water Heater Recall

Triangle Tube - Delta Series-

Envirotemp – Natural gas 30, 40, 50 and 75-gallon water heaters – CPSC Recall #02-020 (Oct. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the American Water Heater Co., of Johnson City, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 gas-fired water heaters to replace the gas burners. The burners could produce excess carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning to consumers.
CPSC and the American Water Heater Co. have not received any reports of injuries or incidents relating to these water heaters. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. The firm discovered the problem with the burners on these water heaters during routine testing.
Only natural gas water heaters sold under the following brand names are included in the recall: American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster. The serial number, located on the data plate on the front of the water heater, starts with 0124 through 0127. The water heaters were sold in both short and tall profiles, and have 30, 40, 50 and 75 gallon capacities. Other model water heaters sold by the American Water Heater Co. are not included in this recall.
Home center stores and contractors sold and installed these water heaters nationwide from June 2001 through September 2001 for between $200 and $500.
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American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall

American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

Giant- UG30 and UG40 Model propane and natural gas water heaters – CPSC Recall #15-107 (Mar. – 2015)
Description:

This recall involves atmospherically vented propane and natural gas water heaters in 30, 40, 50 and 60 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are white with a red “Giant” logo decal on the front. The water heaters have a nameplate near the gas valve with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number. Recalled water heaters have the following model number and have a serial number within the following ranges:

Model Serial Number Range
UG30-30MF-N2U-US A7093000, A7176930 to A7176932
UG40-32LF-P1U-US
A7125009 to A7125069
A7129350 to A7129373
A7136418 to A7136422
A7170513 to A7170522
A7170524 to A7170527
A7177431
A7182196 to A 7182283
UG50-36LF-P1U-US A 7120387
UG50-40LF-N1U-US
A7120400 to A7120417
A7121718 to A7121722
A7147644 to A7147651
A7181128 to A7181133

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately ensure there are no combustible materials near the water heater and contact Giant for a free inspection. If the water heater has a space between the bottom of the water tank and the combustion chamber, Giant will replace the water heater free of charge.
Incidents/Injuries:

None reported
Sold At:

Independent distributors in Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania from April 2014 through October 2014 for between $340 and $830.
Manufacturer(s):
Giant Factories Inc., of Canada

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Giant UG Model Propane and natural gas water heater recall

Giant UG Model Propane and Gas Water Heater Recall

Giant UG Model Propane and Natural Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

Giant UG Model Propane and Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag

Laars – 9600 HWG Condensing Water Heaters- CPSC Recall #07-535 (Mar. – 2007)
Name of Product: Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boilers & 9600 HWG Condensing Water Heaters
Units: About 2,100
Manufacturer: Laars Heating Systems Co., of Rochester, N.H.
Hazard: Internal black plastic venting components in the gas boilers and water heaters can crack and leak flue gases, including carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning.
Incidents/Injuries: Laars has received three reports of cracked vent components. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Laars 9600 CB Condensing Heating Boilers and Laars 9600 HWG Condensing Water Heaters with black vent pipe/tubing. The recalled boilers are used to generate hot water for heating systems including baseboards or radiant flooring. The recalled water heaters generate hot water for use in homes, such as showers, sinks and dishwashers. “Mark II” and “9600 CB” or “9600 HWG” are printed on the front of the boilers and water heaters. The model number and BTU size are printed on the right side of the unit. The recalled boiler and water heater exteriors are putty and black-colored or taupe and black-colored. Only the following models are included in this recall.
Model Input (Btu/h)
Gas Boilers:
CB 150 150,000
CB 175 175,000
CB 200 200,000
Water Heaters:
HWG 150 150,000
HWG 175 175,000
HWG 200 200,000
Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesalers and representatives nationwide from November 1998 through February 2007 for between $6,500 and $7,300.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should contact Laars Heating Systems to help determine if their boiler or water heater needs to be shut off immediately and to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Contact Laars Service Department at (800) 900-9276, Extension 4, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.Laars.com
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Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boiler Front View

Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boiler

Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boiler Side View

Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boiler

Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boiler Black Vent Pipe/Tubing

Laars 9600 CB Condensing Boiler Black Vent Pipe/Tubing

Maytag- 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. Models HRP11275Q- CPSC Recall #06-002 (Oct. – 2005)
Description:
Name of Product: 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.
Hazard: The water heaters can accumulate soot on the burners, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. The heaters have the name “A.O. Smith,” “Reliance,” “Apollo,” “State,” or “Maytag” on the side of the unit. The model number is located on the rating plate. Only units with the model numbers listed below and manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are included in the recall.
Brand Name/Model Number
Reliance – 675CRRS; 675CRRSD; S7576PE
Apollo – A675CQRSL; A675CRRSL; A675CRRSLCGAD
A. O. Smith – BT-80-271; FCG-75-271; PCG-75-271
Maytag – HRP11275Q
State – GS675CRRS; GS675CRRSD; SBS7576PE; SBS7576PED; SBS7576PECGA; SBS7576PECGAD
If your unit has one of the model numbers listed above, locate the serial number on the rating plate to determine if it was manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005. The serial numbers of units manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are listed below.
Month – Date of Manufacture Serial Number Begins With:
Jan-04 – MA04 or AA04 or A04
Feb-04 – MB04 or AB04 of B04
Mar-04 – MC04 or AC04 or C04
Apr-04 – MD04 or AD04 or D04
May-04 – ME04 or AE04 or E04
Jun-04 – MF04 or AF04 or F04
Jul-04 – G04
Aug-04 – H04
Sep-04 – J04
Oct-04 – K04
Nov-04 – L04
Dec-04 – M04
Jan-05 – A05
Feb-05 – B05
Mar-05 – C05
Apr-05 – D05
May-05 – E05
Jun-05 – F05
Jul-05 – G05
Installed by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2005 for between $460 and $1,130.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact A. O. Smith to arrange for installation of free repair.
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A.O. Smith. Reliance, Apollo, Maytag and State 75-gallon Propane Gas Water Heater Recall

A.O. Smith. Reliance, Apollo, Maytag and State 75-gallon Propane Gas Water Heater Recalll

Mor-Flo – Natural gas 30, 40, 50 and 75-gallon water heaters – CPSC Recall #02-020 (Oct. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the American Water Heater Co., of Johnson City, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 gas-fired water heaters to replace the gas burners. The burners could produce excess carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning to consumers.
CPSC and the American Water Heater Co. have not received any reports of injuries or incidents relating to these water heaters. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. The firm discovered the problem with the burners on these water heaters during routine testing.
Only natural gas water heaters sold under the following brand names are included in the recall: American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster. The serial number, located on the data plate on the front of the water heater, starts with 0124 through 0127. The water heaters were sold in both short and tall profiles, and have 30, 40, 50 and 75 gallon capacities. Other model water heaters sold by the American Water Heater Co. are not included in this recall.
Home center stores and contractors sold and installed these water heaters nationwide from June 2001 through September 2001 for between $200 and $500.
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American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall

American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

NAVIEN- Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #12-074 (Dec. – 2011)

Description:

Navien tankless hot water heaters are white with “T-Creator” and “NAVIEN” on the front. Recalled model numbers are CR-180(A), CR-210(A), CR-240(A), CC-180(A), CC-210(A) and CC-240(A) manufactured in 2008. A label on the side of the water heater lists the model number along with the manufacturing year in YYYY format.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using and check the model and manufacture year information on their Navien water heater. Consumers with recalled water heaters should immediately contact Navien to schedule a free repair. Navien will replace all Nylon 66 vent collar with PVC collars. Consumers who continue use of the water heaters while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm installed outside of sleeping areas in the home.
Incidents/Injuries:

None reported
Sold At:

Wholesale distributors to in-home installers nationwide from February 2008 through March 2009 for between $1,500 and $2,100.
Manufacturer(s):
Kyung Dong Navien Co. Ltd., South Korea
Importer(s):

Navien America Inc., of Irvine, Calif.
Manufactured In:
South Korea
Units:
About 13,000

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NAVIEN Tankless Water Heater Recall

NAVIEN Tankless Water Heater Recall

Paloma- Power Vent 199,900 BTUH Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #07-108 (Feb. – 2007)
Description:

The recall involves indoor models of the Power Vent 199,900 BTUH tankless water heaters. The brands and model numbers included in this recall are listed below and are located on the front of the unit and the rating plate. The water heaters have a cream jacket or gray jacket enclosure with the piping on the top and bottom of the unit. The rating plate is a silver label located the front of the unit, in the lower right hand corner.

Brand Models
Paloma PTG-74PVN; PTG-74PVP; PTG-74PVN-1; PTG-74PVP-1; PTG-74PVNH; PTG-74PVPH; PTG-74PVNUH; PTG-74PVPUH and PH-28RIFSN; PH-28RIFSP; PH-28RIFSN-1; PH-28RIFSP-1; PH-28CIFSN; PH-28CIFSP; PH-28CIFSN-1; PH-28CIFSP-1
Rheem RTG-74PVN; RTG-74PVP; RTG-74PVN-1; RTG-74PVP-1
Ruud RUTG-74PVN; RUTG-74PVP; RUTG-74PVN-1; RUTG-74PVP-1
Rheem-Ruud GT-199PV-N; GT-199PV-P; GT-199PV-N-1; GT-199PV-P-1
Richmond RMTG-74PVN; RMTG-74PVP; RMTG-74PVN-1; RMTG-74PVP-1; RMTG-74PVNH; RMTG-74PVPH; RMTG-74PVNUH; RMTG-74PVPUH

Sold by: Retailers nationwide and through plumbing wholesale distributors to plumbers, contractors and consumers from May 2004 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Japan

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled water heaters should stop using them immediately, if the air filter door is not in place. Consumers, who have not already been contacted by an authorized contractor, should immediately contact their installer or Rheem Manufacturing Company to arrange for a free, on-site repair. Consumers are reminded to use the air filter door for these water heaters to avoid a carbon monoxide hazard.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Rheem toll-free at (866) 369-4786 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tankless-recall.com

 

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Powerflex – Natural gas 30, 40, 50 and 75-gallon water heaters – CPSC Recall #02-020 (Oct. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the American Water Heater Co., of Johnson City, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 gas-fired water heaters to replace the gas burners. The burners could produce excess carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning to consumers.
CPSC and the American Water Heater Co. have not received any reports of injuries or incidents relating to these water heaters. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. The firm discovered the problem with the burners on these water heaters during routine testing.
Only natural gas water heaters sold under the following brand names are included in the recall: American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster. The serial number, located on the data plate on the front of the water heater, starts with 0124 through 0127. The water heaters were sold in both short and tall profiles, and have 30, 40, 50 and 75 gallon capacities. Other model water heaters sold by the American Water Heater Co. are not included in this recall.
Home center stores and contractors sold and installed these water heaters nationwide from June 2001 through September 2001 for between $200 and $500.
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American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

Premier Plus – Natural gas 30, 40, 50 and 75-gallon water heaters – CPSC Recall #02-020 (Oct. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the American Water Heater Co., of Johnson City, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 gas-fired water heaters to replace the gas burners. The burners could produce excess carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning to consumers.
CPSC and the American Water Heater Co. have not received any reports of injuries or incidents relating to these water heaters. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. The firm discovered the problem with the burners on these water heaters during routine testing.
Only natural gas water heaters sold under the following brand names are included in the recall: American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster. The serial number, located on the data plate on the front of the water heater, starts with 0124 through 0127. The water heaters were sold in both short and tall profiles, and have 30, 40, 50 and 75 gallon capacities. Other model water heaters sold by the American Water Heater Co. are not included in this recall.
Home center stores and contractors sold and installed these water heaters nationwide from June 2001 through September 2001 for between $200 and $500.
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American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.

QUIETSIDE- S-Line Condensing Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #15-026 (Nov. – 2014)
Description:

This recall involves all models of single- and dual-purpose Coaire and Quietside brand tankless gas water heaters. The recalled water heaters heat either 4 or 7.2 gallons of water per minute. They are white and come in the following dimension ranges: 25-28 inches tall x 15-19 inches wide x 8-14 inches thick. The words “S-Line Condensing” are on the top front and brand names “Coaire” or “Quietside” are on the bottom front of the recalled water heaters.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and contact Challenger Supply Holdings to arrange for a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries:

Daesung has received 40 reports of the units overheating, including four involving burns on the wall where the heater was mounted and two involving fires and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At:

Independent dealers nationwide and on various websites including Amazon.com from July 2008 through August 2014 for between $500 and $2,000.
Importer:

Daesung Celtic Enersys Co. Ltd., of Chungbuk, Korea
Manufacturer:

Daesung Celtic Enersys Co. Ltd., of Chungbuk, Korea
Manufactured In:
Korea
Units:
About 29,000 in the United States and 2,200 in Canada

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Reliance- 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. Models 675CRRS; 675CRRSD; and S7576PE- CPSC Recall #06-002 (Oct. – 2005)
Description:
Name of Product: 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.
Hazard: The water heaters can accumulate soot on the burners, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. The heaters have the name “A.O. Smith,” “Reliance,” “Apollo,” “State,” or “Maytag” on the side of the unit. The model number is located on the rating plate. Only units with the model numbers listed below and manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are included in the recall.
Brand Name/Model Number
Reliance – 675CRRS; 675CRRSD; S7576PE
Apollo – A675CQRSL; A675CRRSL; A675CRRSLCGAD
A. O. Smith – BT-80-271; FCG-75-271; PCG-75-271
Maytag – HRP11275Q
State – GS675CRRS; GS675CRRSD; SBS7576PE; SBS7576PED; SBS7576PECGA; SBS7576PECGAD
If your unit has one of the model numbers listed above, locate the serial number on the rating plate to determine if it was manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005. The serial numbers of units manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are listed below.
Month – Date of Manufacture Serial Number Begins With:
Jan-04 – MA04 or AA04 or A04
Feb-04 – MB04 or AB04 of B04
Mar-04 – MC04 or AC04 or C04
Apr-04 – MD04 or AD04 or D04
May-04 – ME04 or AE04 or E04
Jun-04 – MF04 or AF04 or F04
Jul-04 – G04
Aug-04 – H04
Sep-04 – J04
Oct-04 – K04
Nov-04 – L04
Dec-04 – M04
Jan-05 – A05
Feb-05 – B05
Mar-05 – C05
Apr-05 – D05
May-05 – E05
Jun-05 – F05
Jul-05 – G05
Installed by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2005 for between $460 and $1,130.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact A. O. Smith to arrange for installation of free repair.
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Rheem – “Performance Platinum” Model XE* Electric water heaters in 40, 50 and 80 gallon capacities.- CPSC Recall #16-177 (May – 2016)
Description:
This recall involves Rheem brand “Performance Platinum” electric water heaters in 40, 50 and 80 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are gray and have the “Performance Platinum” Rheem logo decal on the front above the thermostat control panel. The water heaters have a rating plate near the bottom of the unit with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number. Recalled water heaters have the following model number and have a serial number within the following ranges:
Model Number Serial Number Ranges Date Code
XE40M12EC55U0 A0114XXXXX to A5214XXXXX M0114XXXXX to M5214XXXXX Q0114XXXXX to Q5214XXXXX A0515XXXXX A1015XXXXX to A1615XXXXX 01Jan2014 – 21Dec2014 30Jan2015 03Mar2015 – 13Apr2015
XE50M12EC55U0 A0114XXXXX to A5214XXXXX M0114XXXXX to M5214XXXXX Q0114XXXXX to Q5214XXXXX A0515XXXXX A1015XXXXX to A1615XXXXX 01Jan2014 – 21Dec2014 30Jan2015 03Mar2015 – 13Apr2015
XE50T12EC55U0 A0114XXXXX to A5214XXXXX M0114XXXXX to M5214XXXXX Q0114XXXXX to Q5214XXXXX 1Jan2014 – 21Dec2014
XE80T12EC55U0 A0114XXXXX to A5214XXXXX M0114XXXXX to M5214XXXXX Q0114XXXXX to Q5214XXXXX 1Jan2014 – 21Dec2014
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately turn off and stop using the recalled water heaters. Consumers should contact Rheem to request a free repair by a Rheem field technician.
Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received 296 reports of control panels overheating, including one report of a fire which resulted in $5,800 in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Sold Exclusively At:

The Home Depot stores nationwide and online from January 2014 through April 2016 for between $450 and $720.

Manufacturer(s):
Rheem Sales Company Inc., of Montgomery, Ala.
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Rheem “Performance Platinum” electric water heater recall Data Tag

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Rheem- Power Vent 199,900 BTUH Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #07-108 (Feb. – 2007)
Description:

The recall involves indoor models of the Power Vent 199,900 BTUH tankless water heaters. The brands and model numbers included in this recall are listed below and are located on the front of the unit and the rating plate. The water heaters have a cream jacket or gray jacket enclosure with the piping on the top and bottom of the unit. The rating plate is a silver label located the front of the unit, in the lower right hand corner.

Brand Models
Paloma PTG-74PVN; PTG-74PVP; PTG-74PVN-1; PTG-74PVP-1; PTG-74PVNH; PTG-74PVPH; PTG-74PVNUH; PTG-74PVPUH and PH-28RIFSN; PH-28RIFSP; PH-28RIFSN-1; PH-28RIFSP-1; PH-28CIFSN; PH-28CIFSP; PH-28CIFSN-1; PH-28CIFSP-1
Rheem RTG-74PVN; RTG-74PVP; RTG-74PVN-1; RTG-74PVP-1
Ruud RUTG-74PVN; RUTG-74PVP; RUTG-74PVN-1; RUTG-74PVP-1
Rheem-Ruud GT-199PV-N; GT-199PV-P; GT-199PV-N-1; GT-199PV-P-1
Richmond RMTG-74PVN; RMTG-74PVP; RMTG-74PVN-1; RMTG-74PVP-1; RMTG-74PVNH; RMTG-74PVPH; RMTG-74PVNUH; RMTG-74PVPUH

Sold by: Retailers nationwide and through plumbing wholesale distributors to plumbers, contractors and consumers from May 2004 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Japan

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled water heaters should stop using them immediately, if the air filter door is not in place. Consumers, who have not already been contacted by an authorized contractor, should immediately contact their installer or Rheem Manufacturing Company to arrange for a free, on-site repair. Consumers are reminded to use the air filter door for these water heaters to avoid a carbon monoxide hazard.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Rheem toll-free at (866) 369-4786 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tankless-recall.com

 

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Rheem-Ruud- Power Vent 199,900 BTUH Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #07-108 (Feb. – 2007)
Description:

The recall involves indoor models of the Power Vent 199,900 BTUH tankless water heaters. The brands and model numbers included in this recall are listed below and are located on the front of the unit and the rating plate. The water heaters have a cream jacket or gray jacket enclosure with the piping on the top and bottom of the unit. The rating plate is a silver label located the front of the unit, in the lower right hand corner.

Brand Models
Paloma PTG-74PVN; PTG-74PVP; PTG-74PVN-1; PTG-74PVP-1; PTG-74PVNH; PTG-74PVPH; PTG-74PVNUH; PTG-74PVPUH and PH-28RIFSN; PH-28RIFSP; PH-28RIFSN-1; PH-28RIFSP-1; PH-28CIFSN; PH-28CIFSP; PH-28CIFSN-1; PH-28CIFSP-1
Rheem RTG-74PVN; RTG-74PVP; RTG-74PVN-1; RTG-74PVP-1
Ruud RUTG-74PVN; RUTG-74PVP; RUTG-74PVN-1; RUTG-74PVP-1
Rheem-Ruud GT-199PV-N; GT-199PV-P; GT-199PV-N-1; GT-199PV-P-1
Richmond RMTG-74PVN; RMTG-74PVP; RMTG-74PVN-1; RMTG-74PVP-1; RMTG-74PVNH; RMTG-74PVPH; RMTG-74PVNUH; RMTG-74PVPUH

Sold by: Retailers nationwide and through plumbing wholesale distributors to plumbers, contractors and consumers from May 2004 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Japan

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled water heaters should stop using them immediately, if the air filter door is not in place. Consumers, who have not already been contacted by an authorized contractor, should immediately contact their installer or Rheem Manufacturing Company to arrange for a free, on-site repair. Consumers are reminded to use the air filter door for these water heaters to avoid a carbon monoxide hazard.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Rheem toll-free at (866) 369-4786 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tankless-recall.com

 

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Richmond- Power Vent 199,900 BTUH Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #07-108 (Feb. – 2007)
Description:

The recall involves indoor models of the Power Vent 199,900 BTUH tankless water heaters. The brands and model numbers included in this recall are listed below and are located on the front of the unit and the rating plate. The water heaters have a cream jacket or gray jacket enclosure with the piping on the top and bottom of the unit. The rating plate is a silver label located the front of the unit, in the lower right hand corner.

Brand Models
Paloma PTG-74PVN; PTG-74PVP; PTG-74PVN-1; PTG-74PVP-1; PTG-74PVNH; PTG-74PVPH; PTG-74PVNUH; PTG-74PVPUH and PH-28RIFSN; PH-28RIFSP; PH-28RIFSN-1; PH-28RIFSP-1; PH-28CIFSN; PH-28CIFSP; PH-28CIFSN-1; PH-28CIFSP-1
Rheem RTG-74PVN; RTG-74PVP; RTG-74PVN-1; RTG-74PVP-1
Ruud RUTG-74PVN; RUTG-74PVP; RUTG-74PVN-1; RUTG-74PVP-1
Rheem-Ruud GT-199PV-N; GT-199PV-P; GT-199PV-N-1; GT-199PV-P-1
Richmond RMTG-74PVN; RMTG-74PVP; RMTG-74PVN-1; RMTG-74PVP-1; RMTG-74PVNH; RMTG-74PVPH; RMTG-74PVNUH; RMTG-74PVPUH

Sold by: Retailers nationwide and through plumbing wholesale distributors to plumbers, contractors and consumers from May 2004 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Japan

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled water heaters should stop using them immediately, if the air filter door is not in place. Consumers, who have not already been contacted by an authorized contractor, should immediately contact their installer or Rheem Manufacturing Company to arrange for a free, on-site repair. Consumers are reminded to use the air filter door for these water heaters to avoid a carbon monoxide hazard.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Rheem toll-free at (866) 369-4786 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tankless-recall.com

 

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Ruud- Power Vent 199,900 BTUH Tankless Water Heater – CPSC Recall #07-108 (Feb. – 2007)
Description:

The recall involves indoor models of the Power Vent 199,900 BTUH tankless water heaters. The brands and model numbers included in this recall are listed below and are located on the front of the unit and the rating plate. The water heaters have a cream jacket or gray jacket enclosure with the piping on the top and bottom of the unit. The rating plate is a silver label located the front of the unit, in the lower right hand corner.

Brand Models
Paloma PTG-74PVN; PTG-74PVP; PTG-74PVN-1; PTG-74PVP-1; PTG-74PVNH; PTG-74PVPH; PTG-74PVNUH; PTG-74PVPUH and PH-28RIFSN; PH-28RIFSP; PH-28RIFSN-1; PH-28RIFSP-1; PH-28CIFSN; PH-28CIFSP; PH-28CIFSN-1; PH-28CIFSP-1
Rheem RTG-74PVN; RTG-74PVP; RTG-74PVN-1; RTG-74PVP-1
Ruud RUTG-74PVN; RUTG-74PVP; RUTG-74PVN-1; RUTG-74PVP-1
Rheem-Ruud GT-199PV-N; GT-199PV-P; GT-199PV-N-1; GT-199PV-P-1
Richmond RMTG-74PVN; RMTG-74PVP; RMTG-74PVN-1; RMTG-74PVP-1; RMTG-74PVNH; RMTG-74PVPH; RMTG-74PVNUH; RMTG-74PVPUH

Sold by: Retailers nationwide and through plumbing wholesale distributors to plumbers, contractors and consumers from May 2004 through December 2006 for between $800 and $1,300.

Manufactured in: Japan

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled water heaters should stop using them immediately, if the air filter door is not in place. Consumers, who have not already been contacted by an authorized contractor, should immediately contact their installer or Rheem Manufacturing Company to arrange for a free, on-site repair. Consumers are reminded to use the air filter door for these water heaters to avoid a carbon monoxide hazard.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Rheem toll-free at (866) 369-4786 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.tankless-recall.com

 

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Seahorse- Outdoor Gas-Powered Water Heaters. Model WH60* and WHT60* series- CPSC Recall #02-553 (Apr. – 2002)
Description:
PRODUCT: Outdoor Gas Water Heaters – Gas-Fired Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C., is voluntarily recalling about 1300 Seahorse® and 25 “Bradford & White” Outdoor Gas-Powered Water Heaters. The Seahorse® brand had model numbers WH60-N1, WH60-N3, WH60-N5, WH60-L1, WH60-L3, WH60-L5, WHT60-N1, WHT60-N3, WHT60-N5, WHT60-L1, WHT60-L3, WHT60-L5. The “Bradford & White” brand had models HE-15N and HE-15X.The water heaters were sold nationwide by retailers and also by public gas companies in North Carolina and South Carolina between August 1992 and November 2000 for about $900.
PROBLEM: Over time the heat exchanger could become blocked creating a potential ventilation and cracking problem, posing a fire hazard if nearby combustibles ignite.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: CPSC and Gas-Fired Products Inc have received reports of 2 incidents involving minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
WHAT TO DO: Consumers should stop using the water heaters immediately and contact the recall hotline toll-free at (800) 438-4936 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a free repair kit. Most consumers were sent direct mail notification of this recall.
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State- GS6 75 XRR S and GS6 75 CRR S natural and propane gas water heaters – CPSC Recall #08-241 (Apr. – 2008)
Description:

Name of Product: Natural and Propane Gas Water Heaters

Units: About 1,500

Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.

Hazard: The water heater’s flue gas temperatures can exceed safe limits and produce excessive temperatures in the venting unit, posing a fire hazard. Also, the water heater’s exhaust can leak into the surrounding room, posing a carbon monoxide hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves 75 gallon natural and propane gas water heaters. “A.O. Smith” or “State” is printed on the side of the unit. A.O. Smith and State model and serial numbers included in this recall are listed in the chart below. Model and serial numbers are printed on the water heater’s rating plate.

Brand Name     Model Number           Serial Number Ranges
A.O. Smith            FCG-75 300                      L07A071460 through L07A144966 or M07A009387 through M07A072884
FCG-75 301
State                       GS6 75 XRR S
GS6 75 CRR S

Sold by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from November 2007 through January 2008 for between $1,000 and $2,500.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heater and contact A.O. Smith to arrange for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact A.O. Smith toll-free at (866) 880-4661 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.hotwater.com

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State- 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. Models GS675CRRS; GS675CRRSD; SBS7576PE** series- CPSC Recall #06-002 (Oct. – 2005)
Description:
Name of Product: 75-Gallon Propane Gas Water Heaters
Units: About 5,000
Manufacturer: A.O. Smith Water Products Co., of Ashland City, Tenn.
Hazard: The water heaters can accumulate soot on the burners, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves 75-gallon propane gas water heaters. The heaters have the name “A.O. Smith,” “Reliance,” “Apollo,” “State,” or “Maytag” on the side of the unit. The model number is located on the rating plate. Only units with the model numbers listed below and manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are included in the recall.
Brand Name/Model Number
Reliance – 675CRRS; 675CRRSD; S7576PE
Apollo – A675CQRSL; A675CRRSL; A675CRRSLCGAD
A. O. Smith – BT-80-271; FCG-75-271; PCG-75-271
Maytag – HRP11275Q
State – GS675CRRS; GS675CRRSD; SBS7576PE; SBS7576PED; SBS7576PECGA; SBS7576PECGAD
If your unit has one of the model numbers listed above, locate the serial number on the rating plate to determine if it was manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005. The serial numbers of units manufactured between January 2004 and July 2005 are listed below.
Month – Date of Manufacture Serial Number Begins With:
Jan-04 – MA04 or AA04 or A04
Feb-04 – MB04 or AB04 of B04
Mar-04 – MC04 or AC04 or C04
Apr-04 – MD04 or AD04 or D04
May-04 – ME04 or AE04 or E04
Jun-04 – MF04 or AF04 or F04
Jul-04 – G04
Aug-04 – H04
Sep-04 – J04
Oct-04 – K04
Nov-04 – L04
Dec-04 – M04
Jan-05 – A05
Feb-05 – B05
Mar-05 – C05
Apr-05 – D05
May-05 – E05
Jun-05 – F05
Jul-05 – G05
Installed by: Independent contractors and plumbers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2005 for between $460 and $1,130.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Contact A. O. Smith to arrange for installation of free repair.
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Triangle Tube- Delta Series Performance or Performance Plus Series Combination Water Heaters – CPSC Recall #06-252 (Sep. – 2006)
Description:
The recalled Delta Performance or Delta Performance Plus Series Combination Water Heaters operate on natural or propane gas. The water heaters are white and rectangular. “Triangle Tube” is written on the silver-colored control panel. “Delta” is printed on the front of the water heater. The burner is located under a white or gray cover that protrudes outward at the bottom front of the heater. The models and serial numbers included in this recall are listed below. The model and serial numbers are located on the rating plate on either the front or the right side of the water heater.
Models
Serial Numbers
PG-25
1148
through
6203
PG-30
PG-35
PG-40
PG-45
PG PLUS-25
PG PLUS-30
PG PLUS-35
PG PLUS-40
PG PLUS-45
Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesale companies to independent plumbing and heating contractors from August 2001 to January 2006 for about $3,500.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and contact Triangle Tube to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Triangle Tube at (800) 856-6271 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.triangletube.com
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US Craftmaster – Natural gas 30, 40, 50 and 75-gallon water heaters – CPSC Recall #02-020 (Oct. – 2001)
Description:
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the American Water Heater Co., of Johnson City, Tenn., is voluntarily recalling about 16,000 gas-fired water heaters to replace the gas burners. The burners could produce excess carbon monoxide (CO), posing a risk of CO poisoning to consumers.
CPSC and the American Water Heater Co. have not received any reports of injuries or incidents relating to these water heaters. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries. The firm discovered the problem with the burners on these water heaters during routine testing.
Only natural gas water heaters sold under the following brand names are included in the recall: American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster. The serial number, located on the data plate on the front of the water heater, starts with 0124 through 0127. The water heaters were sold in both short and tall profiles, and have 30, 40, 50 and 75 gallon capacities. Other model water heaters sold by the American Water Heater Co. are not included in this recall.
Home center stores and contractors sold and installed these water heaters nationwide from June 2001 through September 2001 for between $200 and $500.
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American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall

American Proline, Envirotemp, Mor-Flo, Powerflex, Premier Plus and US Craftmaster Model Gas Water Heater Recall Data Tag.