Interline Brands of Jacksonville, Fla., is recalling about 140,000 ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel Fittings.
The fittings can leak, posing a fire hazard.
The firm has received two reports of the swivels leaking at installation.
This recall involves multiple sizes of ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel fittings used as connectors for copper tubing. The brass, gold-colored fittings connect two male flare nuts opposite to each other. The Swivels were used primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers.
1/4” x 1/4"
3/8” x 3/8”
1/2" x 1/2"
1/2" x 3/8"
5/8” x 5/8”
5/8” x 1/2”
The swivel fittings, manufactured in China, were sold at hardware retailers from August 2017, through November 2018, and sold to professional installers by Leran, Barnett, Hardware Express, SupplyWorks, Wilmar and Maintenance USA stores from August 2017, through July 2018, for between $1 and $8.
What to do
Consumers should immediately contact Interline for a full refund or a replacement fitting. Consumers with recalled fittings that have already been installed should contact Interline to arrange for a professional installation of a free replacement fitting.
Consumers may contact Interline toll-free at (888) 704-7324 from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.interlinebrands.com and click on Leran then click on www.lerangasproducts.com and at the bottom of the page click on “Product Recalls.”