CPSC, Weil-McLain Company Announces Recall of Boilers

CPSC, Weil-McLain Company Announce Recall of Boilers

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: GV Series Boilers

Units: 1,131

Manufacturer: Weil-McLain Company, of Michigan City, Ind.

Hazard: The blower assembly is not properly sealed. Gas can leak during operation and accumulate. If an ignition source is present, a fire or explosion could occur.
Incidents/Injuries: No reports of incidents or injuries.

Description: Weil-McClain GV water boiler Models GV-3, GV-4, GV-5 and GV-6 with a serial number/date code range of CP5075477 to CP5221234 and built from April 1, 2005 through October 31, 2005. Serial numbers and date codes are located on the left side of the jacket, above the boiler rating label.

Sold at: Plumbing and heating wholesale companies to independent plumbing heating contractors. Price to consumer (not installed) may range from about $2,200 to $3,200.

Manufactured In: U.S.A.

Remedy: Weil-McLain repaired all recalled boilers at no cost to consumers.

Consumer Contact: Call Weil-McLain at (219) 879-6561 between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, and ask for Consumer Relations, or visit the firm's Web site at www.weil-mclain.com

Information about recall provided by courtesy of:
John Griffin
St. Paul Travelers Insurance Company