Crown Boiler Recalls Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

The air pressure switch on CWD series cast-iron natural gas or liquid petroleum hot water boilers can fail to shut down the burners when required.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Mười Hai 03, 2013
Recall number: 14-035
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  • Recalled CWD series natural gas and liquid petroleum hot water boilers were manufactured between May 2005 and July 2013.

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    Recalled CWD series natural gas and liquid petroleum hot water boilers were manufactured between May 2005 and July 2013.

  • The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler.

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    The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Gas-fired hot water boilers

Hazard:

The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners in the event that there is a blockage in the vent system allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

Crown Boiler Company toll-free at (855) 688-0776 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, e-mail cap@crownboiler.com or online at www.crownboiler.com and click on CPSC Product Recall Announcement for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,200

Description

This recall involves Crown Boiler CWD series cast iron hot water boilers that use natural gas or liquid petroleum to heat water in home baseboard, floor or radiator heating systems. The boilers are red and gray, about 37 inches tall, about 23 inches deep and range from about 16 to 42 inches wide. The Crown Boiler logo is on the front of the boiler. Recalled boilers have model numbers that begin with CWD and were manufactured between May 1, 2005 and July 1, 2013. The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler. The manufacturing date appears under “Series” in the MM/DD/YYYY or M/D/YYYY format or as a two-letter code. Recalled models have dates between 5/1/2005 and 7/1/2013 or one of the following two-letter codes:

 

EB, FB, GB, HB, IB, JB, KB, LB

AC, BC, CC, DC, EC, FC, GC, HC, IC, JC, KC, LC

AD, BD, CD, DD, ED, FD, GD, HD, ID, JD, KD, LD

AE, BE, CE, DE, EE, FE, GE, HE, IE, JE, KE, LE

AF, BF, CF, DF, EF, FF, GF, HF, IF, JF, KF, LF

AG, BG, CG, DG, EG, FG, GG, HG, IG, JG, KG, LG

AH, BH, CH, DH, EH, FH, GH, HH, IH, JH, KH, LH

AI, BI, CI, DI, EI, FI, GI, HI, II, JI, KI, LI

AJ, BJ, CJ, DJ, EJ, FJ.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers with recalled boilers should immediately contact the installer or distributor from whom they purchased the boiler or Crown Boiler to schedule a free in-home repair. Consumers who continue using the boilers while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm installed outside of sleeping areas in the home.

Sold at

Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors nationwide from May 2005 through July 2013 for between $4,000 and $6,700.

Manufacturer

Crown Boiler Company, of Philadelphia 

Manufactured in

United States

  • Recalled CWD series natural gas and liquid petroleum hot water boilers were manufactured between May 2005 and July 2013.

  • The model number and the manufacturing date are located on a white rating label located on the upper right side of the boiler.