ADP Recalls to Repair Unit Heaters Due to Fire Hazard

Some heaters were manufactured without a required flame rollout switch, which is a back-up device that shuts down the heater in the event of a heater failure.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2011
Release #11-198
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 303-8634
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

ADP Recalls to Repair Unit Heaters Due to Fire 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: ADP FOA series unit heaters

Units: About 400

Distributor: Advanced Distributor Products (ADP) LLC, of Grenada, Miss.

Manufacturer: Lennox Industries Inc., of Richardson, Texas or Advanced Distributor Products (ADP) LLC, of Grenada, Miss.

Hazard: Some heaters were manufactured without a required flame rollout switch, which is a back-up device that shuts down the heater in the event of a heater failure. This poses a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves ADP FOA series unit heaters with heating capacity, model and serial numbers listed below. These unit heaters are separated combustion and gas-fired. The brand name "ADP", the model number and the serial number can be found on the nameplate located inside the control cabinet.

Heating CapacityModel NumberSerial Number Range
60,000 BTUH FOAN-60-1-1-1 5609K#### to 5610M#####
100,000 BTUH FOAN-100-1-1-1 6003J#### to 6010L#####
5603J#### to 5610L#####
100,000 BTUH FOAP-100-1-1-1 6003J#### to 6010L#####
5603J#### to 5610L#####
125,000 BTUH FOAN-125-1-1-1 6003J#### to 6010L#####
5603J#### to 5610L#####
125,000 BTUH FOAP-125-1-1-1 6003J#### to 6010L#####
5603J#### to 5610L#####

Sold at: ADP dealers and distributors nationwide from September 2003 through April 2011 for between $2,700 and $4,200.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these recalled heaters immediately. Consumers should contact ADP to schedule an inspection and, if necessary, repair of the heater.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact ADP toll-free at (866) 303-8634 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.adpnow.com

Picture of recalled garage heater

Detail of recalled garage heater label and its location