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Crown Boiler Co. Recalls Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary
recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Bermuda BSI and Cayman CWI Series Gas Boilers
Units: About 400
Manufacturer: Crown Boiler Co., of Philadelphia, Pa.
Hazard: The boilers can generate excessive levels of carbon monoxide
(CO) in the flue gases, posing a risk of CO poisoning.
Incidents/Injuries: Crown Boiler has received one report of high levels
of carbon monoxide from these boilers. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involvesBermuda 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
Sold by: Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors to plumbers and
contractors nationwide from October 2002 through October 2006 for
between $800 and $2,100.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: 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.
Consumer Contact: 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