Crown Boiler Co. Recalls Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Originally issued December 19, 2006
Revised October 6, 2012
Release #07-063

Firm's Contact Number: (215) 535-8900
Firm's Media Contact: Harry Fox (215) 535-8900
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Note: Revised telephone number.

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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 involves Bermuda 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
BSI069SN

CROWNB000304258

and

CROWNB000411446

BSI069EN
BSI172SL
BSI172EL
CWI069SN
CWI069EN
CWI172SL
CWI172EL

 

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 at (215) 535-8900 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.crownboiler.com

Picture of Recalled Bermuda BSI Series Gas Boiler

Bermuda BSI SeriesGas Boiler

Picture of Recalled Cayman CWI Series Gas Boiler

Cayman CWI Series Gas Boiler