Water Heating Technologies Corp., of Pomona, Calif., is recalling about 14,400 gas water heaters.
The water heaters have a space between the burner flange and the combustion chamber that allows flammable liquids or gases to contact burning flammable vapors inside the combustion chamber, posing a risk of fire or explosion.
No incidents or injuries are reported.
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.
The water heaters, manufactured in Mexico, were sold at plumbing contractors nationwide from May 2015 through February 2016 for between $400 and $820.
What to do
Consumers may contact Water Heating Technologies toll-free at 888-883-0788 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at http://www.americanstandardwaterheaters.com/recall/ where a complete list of models and serial numbers can be found.