Greenheck Fan Recalls Indirect Gas Fired Furnaces Due to Risk of Fire

February 21, 2008
Alert #08-545
 

Greenheck Fan Recalls Indirect Gas Fired Furnaces Due to Risk of Fire

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: Indirect Gas-Fired Furnaces

Units: About 1,500

Manufacturer: Greenheck Fan Corp., of Schofield, Wis.

Hazard: The ignition control module can fail preventing the unit from shutting down in high temperature conditions. This poses a risk of fire, as well as hazardous fumes being released from burning/melting insulation.

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

Description: The recall involves Greenheck Fan Indirect Gas-Fired Furnaces models PVF, PVFH, IGX, IG, ERH and ERCH. The model name is located on the control center door or the furnace door. The furnace is either natural gas or LP gas (propane) fueled. Only units with ignition control module model number 35-615922-125 are included in the recall.

Sold through: Greenheck sales representatives to mechanical contractors nationwide from November 2006 through October 2007 for between $2,000 and $100,000.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Property managers or job sites who have not been contacted by Greenheck Fan should contact the firm to arrange for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Greenheck Fan at (800) 931-6579 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.greenheck.com

Picture of Recalled Indirect Gas Fired Furnace