FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 26, 2002

Alert #02-527

 

PRODUCT: Thermal Safety Control Valve - Invensys Climate Controls - OEM Products Group, of Long Beach Calif., a division of Invensys Control Systems, is recalling 18,200 TS11 Thermal Safety Control Valves, which are installed in commercial ovens, ranges, and warmer trays by OEM manufacturers and service organizations. The affected units were manufactured between June 2001 and August 2001 and have production dates beginning with codes 0124 through and including 0131. The date codes are marked on the backside of the upper housing, below the red button.

PROBLEM: The lower body, with 1/4", 3/8", 7/16" inlet/outlet diameter, may have a machining defect that can create a thin wall on the bottom of the casting. The cast area may break through partially or completely in a circular pattern when rapped, causing an external leak. The leaking gas may cause a fire.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: No injuries have been reported.

WHAT TO DO: Consumers who have one of these valves should return to the point of purchase or to Invensys. For further information, please call Janet Schantz, the Invensys Climate Controls contact at (800) 232-9389 Ext.2553, Monday through Friday, between 8:00am and 4:00 pm PT.

Invensys
Customer
Model / Appliance
Number
Customer Part Number
Invensys Part Number
American Wyott (included in Vulcan Hart) 2065611 512-110-112
American Range AR Series Ranges 10425 or A80100 511-100-201
Cecilware Co.   L344A 512-110-102
Comstock Castle   13017 511-110-201
Duke Manufacturing Aerohot and Thurmaduke Gas Foodwarmer products 21-35-08 511-100-222
Dynamic Cooking Systems Professional Restaurant Ranges 13002 511-100-001
Garland Commercial & US Range Garland Starfire H280 series
US Range Sunfire S series
US Range Performer PX series
US Range Cuisine 836 series
GO1479-01 511-112-401
GLT Inc. (included in Vulcan Hart) 920442 512-110-520
405969-2 511-121-520
Imperial Manufacturing IR,IHR and ISAE series 2138 511-100-201
Jade Range   460-152-000 511-100-001
Mecserflex Ltd.   None 511-110-001
Monague Co.     511-111-508
511-111-516
Royal Range Ind.   None 511-100-222
Shenandoah Mfg. Co.   10421100 511-100-401
Vulcan Hart-PMI Heavy Duty Restaurant 427083-2 511-115-001
Heavy Duty Restaurant 405569-2 511-121-520
Heavy Duty Restaurant 920442 512-110-520
Wolf Range Heavy Duty Restaurant 714267 511-100-001
920442 512-110-520
Industrias Baal S.A. de C.V.   None 511-100-001

 

Maplechase/
Uniline
Uniline Part NumberInvensys Part Number
Canada 1731-C110 511-110-001
Canada 1731-C112 512-110-101
US 1710-11A 14111
US 1710-11B 14112
US 1720-00F
1720-006
511-112-201
US 1720-00H
1720-008
511-100-001
US 1720-00D
1720-004
511-121-520

THE CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION WILL MONITOR THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THIS RECALL


Picture of (1) date code on recalled valve; (2) potential defect in lower body