Fisher Controls International, Inc. Recalls Gas Regulators For Leak Hazard

October 12, 2007
Alert #08-502 
 

Fisher Controls International, Inc. Recalls Gas Regulators For Leak Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Model HSR natural gas regulators and various models of LP-gas regulators

Units: About 144,000

Manufacturer: Fisher Controls International (FCI), of McKinney, Texas

Hazard: Gas can leak from regulator’s flanges when flange screw heads break, posing a fire or explosion hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled gas regulators were manufactured from March 2007 through May 2007 and installed on natural gas or LP-gas supply systems in homes and small commercial buildings. The recalls involves model HSR natural gas regulators and LP-gas regulators with model numbers 67CD, 67CH, 67CN, and 67CW, HSRL, R622, R622E, R622H, R632, R642, R652, R652E, R122H, R222, or R232. The model number can be found on a white label attached to the regulator spring case. The date of manufacture is also stamped on the regulator.

Sold by: FCI to gas supply system dealers and utilities nationwide from March 2007 through June 2007.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers who had a natural gas or LP-gas system installed with a recalled regulator should immediately contact the company that provides their natural gas or LP-gas services to receive a replacement regulator installed free-of-charge.

Consumer Contact: Dealers and utilities that purchased and installed the recalled regulators have been notified of the recall directly and instructed to replace the regulator. The companies will contact affected consumers. Consumers who have not been contacted directly and wish to determine if they have a recalled gas regulator should call their gas supplier directly. For additional information contact Fisher Controls International toll-free at (888) 237-1751 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.fisherregulators.com



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