CPSC, CFM Corporation Announce Recall of Legacy Propane Infrared Plaque Heaters

Originally issued December 20, 2005
Revised January 13, 2010
Alert #06-519

 

 

Note: Firm no longer in business, and a remedy is no longer available. Please discard or destroy the product.

 

CPSC, CFM Corporation Announce Recall of Legacy Propane Infrared Plaque Heaters

 

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

Name of Product: Legacy Propane Infrared Plaque Heaters

Units: About 10,200. All recalled heaters have been returned to CFM.

Distributor: CFM Corporation, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer: Chant Kitchen Equipment, of Guandong, China

Hazard: Carbon monoxide hazard. A non-specification gasket around the heating plaques could allow heater carbon monoxide emissions to leak into the area in which the heater is being used.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents of property damage have been reported.

Description: The heaters are propane infrared plaque space heaters sold after September 1, 2005. The units are rectangular in shape and the casing has a white finish. The heaters can be mounted on walls or stand on the floor. The name "Legacy" is centered on the front of the heater immediately below the grill. Affected units have one of the following model numbers:

RMC-LI6LP RMC-LI10LP RMC-LI10LPT RMC-LI18LP-F
RMC-LI18LPT-F RMC-LI30LP-F RMC-LI30LPT-F  


The model number is located on the right side panel of the unit. All of the heaters were listed by the Canadian Standards Association.

Sold by: Heating and hardware retailers, and HVAC dealers in the U.S. sold these heaters from September 2005 through November 2005 for between $156 and $290.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: The firm is no longer in business, and a remedy is no longer available. Consumers should discard or destroy the product.

 

Picture of Recalled Heater