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Crown Boilers Recalled

Crown Boilers Recalled...

December 19, 2006
Image of recalled boilerCrown Boiler Co. is recalling about 400 boilers, because they can generate excessive levels of carbon monoxide (CO) in the flue gases, posing a risk of CO poisoning.

The recalled models are the Bermuda BSI and Cayman CWI Series Gas Boilers. Crown Boiler has received one report of high levels of carbon monoxide from these boilers. No injuries have been reported.

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.

Model Numbers Serial Numbers
BSI069SN
CROWNB000304258 and CROWNB000411446
BSI069EN
BSI172SL
BSI172EL
CWI069SN
CWI069EN
CWI172SL
CWI172EL
The boilers were sold by plumbing and heating wholesale distributors to plumbers and contractors nationwide from October 2002 through October 2006 for between $800 and $2,100.

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.

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

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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DeVilbiss Pressure Washers, Air Compressors

About 620,000 DeVilbiss pressure washers and 72,000 air compressors are being recalled because of fracture and laceration hazards. The plastic hubs in the ...

December 19, 2006
About 620,000 DeVilbiss pressure washers and 72,000 air compressors are being recalled because of fracture and laceration hazards. The units have pneumatic tires with plastic hubs that can burst, harming nearby consumers.

Photos of recalled items DeVilbiss has received 26 reports of injuries including fractures, lacerations and bruises.

On the pressure washers, the brand, model number and manufacturing date are located on the name plate on the rear of the engine base and on the air compressors they are located on the front of the motor housing. Only pressure washers and compressors with pneumatic tires with plastic tire hubs are affected; pressure washers and compressors with solid tires or metal tire hubs are not affected.

The recalled pressure washers and air compressors were sold under the following brands and model numbers:

  Brand Model Numbers Manufacture Dates
Pressure washersDeltaDTH2450, DTH2450-1, D2750H, D2400H-2, D2400H-3, D2700K-1, DTT24501/27/04 through 8/3/05
Excell XR2750-1, XR2600, XR2600-1, XR2600-2, XR2500-11/26/04 through 11/2/05
Porter-Cable PCV2250-2, PC2525SP-1, PCE1700-3, PCH2401-1, PCK3030SP-1, PCV2500, PCH2800C, PCE1700-2, PCH2425-26/4/04 through 10/24/05
Pressure-WavePWH2500, PWH2500K1/6/05 through 10/31/05
Water DriverWHAB2627-1 6/11/04-7/19/05
Air CompressorsPorter-Cable CFFR350B-1, C3151-1, C3551-1, PTA51 Service KitDecember 16, 2004 to May 5, 2006

The units were sold at home center and hardware stores nationwide from January 2004 through November 2005 for between $300 and $1,400. The recalled air compressors were sold at home center and hardware stores nationwide between December 2004 and October 2006 for between $300 and $500.

Consumers should stop using these products immediately and contact DeVilbiss to obtain the location of the nearest service center to receive a free replacement of the tires.

Customer Contact: For additional information, contact DeVilbiss toll-free at (866) 323-9867 between 8 a.m. and 5p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.devap.com

 

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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VW Passat Recall

Volkswagen of America Inc. reports that 62,000 Passat sedans and wagons from the 2006 and 2007 model years in the U.S. and Canada will be recalled. ...

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Hobby Lobby Stores Christmas Light Sets

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is recalling about 2.3 million sets of Christmas Lights. The lights have undersized wires which can separate from the plugs and/or ...

December 14, 2006
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is recalling about 2.3 million sets of Christmas Lights. The lights have undersized wires which can separate from the plugs and/or the light sockets, posing an electric shock and fire hazard to consumers.

CPSC has received one report of a minor shock when a consumer touched a light string. Hobby Lobby has received one report of melting wires.

The light sets listed in the chart below are included in the recall:

Bulb ColorWire ColorItem #E #Retail
100 Count Indoor/Outdoor Super Bright Mini Light Set
MultiGreenCUL11001E-214285$2.47
ClearGreenCUL11000E-124315$2.47
ClearGreenCUL11000E-65692$2.47
ClearWhiteCUL1100AE-214285$2.47
RedGreenCUL11003E-214285$2.47
BlueGreenCUL11004E-214285$2.47
GreenWhiteCUL1100JE-214285$2.47
MultiWhiteCUL1100JE-214285$2.47
BlueWhiteCUL1100JE-214285$2.47
RedWhiteCUL1100JE-214285$2.47
GreenGreenCUL11005E-214285$2.47
 
50 Count Classic Colors Indoor Super Bright Mini Light Set
Frost WhiteGreenCUL05200E-124315$2.99
Royal PurpleGreenCUL05203E-124315$2.99
Angelic GoldGreenCUL05204E-124315$2.99
PinkGreenCUL05205E-124315$2.99
Red/Green/WhiteGreenCUL05206E-124315$2.99
 
150 Count Indoor/Outdoor Ribbon Style Net Light Set
MultiGreenCUL15519E-214285$6.99
ClearGreenCUL15519E-214285$6.99
 
100 Count Outdoor/Indoor Miniature Trunk Net Light Set
ClearGreenCUL15530E-214285$5.99
MultiGreenCUL15531E-214285$5.99
RedGreenCUL15533E-214285$5.99
GreenGreenCUL15535E-214285$5.99
 
300 Count Indoor/Outdoor Hang-Straight Icicle Light Set
MultiWhiteCUL3003BE-214285$9.99
BlueWhiteCUL3003EE-214285$9.99
ClearWhiteCUL3103AE-214285$9.99
ClearGreenCUL31030E-214285$9.99

The lights were sold at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide from June 2006 through early December 2006 for between $2.50 and $10.

Consumers should stop using the lights immediately and return them to the nearest Hobby Lobby store to receive a Hobby Lobby exchange card.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact the Hobby Lobby Call Center at (800) 326-7931 anytime, or log on to the firm?s Web site at www.hobbylobby.com

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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GAMO Air Rifles

GAMO USA Corp. is recalling about 14,000 air rifles because they can fire unexpectedly. The scope mount on these rifles can be installed incorrectly....

December 6, 2006
GAMO USA Corp. is recalling about 14,000 air rifles because they can fire unexpectedly. The scope mount on these rifles can be installed incorrectly, causing the rifle to unexpectedly fire.

Recalled riflesGAMO has received one report of an air rifle firing unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled air rifles are the following GAMO models: Hunter Pro, Hunter Sport, Shadow Sport, and F1200. These models bear the serial numbers 04-IC-415577-06 through 04-IC-579918-06. The model and serial numbers can be found on the left side of the barrel just above the front left side of the stock. Models Shadow Sport and F1200 look identical.

The rifles were sold by sporting goods stores and gun shops nationwide from June 2006 to September 2006 for between $150 and $280. Model F1200 was exclusively sold at Wal-Mart stores.

Consumers should stop using the recalled air rifles immediately and contact the company to receive instructions for returning them and receiving a free repair.

Consumer Contact: Consumers that have not been contacted by GAMO should call the company toll-free at (877) 246-3831 anytime or visit the companys Web site at www.gamousa.com.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

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