The Home Appliances recalls portable tankless water heaters

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The water heaters can leak gas, posing a fire hazard

The Home Appliances (Camplux) of North Charleston, S.C., is recalling about 43,000 Camplux portable tankless water heaters.

The water heaters can leak gas from the gas regulator connection, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received 19 reports of fire incidents . No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves certain Camplux brand portable tankless water heaters , model numbers AY132, BD158, BW211, BW264, and BW422. A list of the sizes and manufacturing dates may be found here.

The water heaters, manufactured in China, were sold online at Amazon.com and Walmart.com from June 2018, through December 2021, for between $160 and $400.

What to do

Consumers should immediately turn off and stop using the recalled portable water heaters and contact The Home Appliances for a free repair kit.

The repair kit consists of a replacement gas regulator with a quick connect attachment that allows for easy connection and disconnection without the need to screw in the gas regulator.

Instructions for installing this repair kit will also be provided.

Consumers may contact The Home Appliances (“Camplux”) toll-free at (844) 538-7475 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at support@camplux.com, or online at www.thehomeappliances.com/waterheaterrecall for more information.

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