Name of product:
Fuel oil valves
Hazard:

The safety valve stem of the fuel oil valves does not properly seal and shut off the flow of fuel, allowing fuel to leak and posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Repair
Recall date:
March 10, 2017
Recall number:
17-108
Consumer Contact:

R.W. Beckett at 800-645-2876 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday or online at www.beckettcorp.com and click on Support/Technical Bulletins for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Firomatic ½ inch FPT Fusible Safety Valves series 200 Fusible Inline valve, 1/2F X 1/2F Out. The valves are located on the fuel lines that lead to oil-burning appliances. The valves have a UL metal ring on top of the body of the valve stamped with “FIROMATIC SERIES 200.”  “Firomatic” is cast into the body of the recalled valves.   

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact R.W. Beckett for a free repair kit or a replacement valve and free installation.     

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

HVAC wholesale distributors including Ferguson Enterprises, FW Webb, Johnstone Supply, RE Michel Co and Sid Harvey Industries nationwide and from September 2011 through September 2016 for about $40.   

Manufacturer(s):

Shanghai Minmetals, of China

Importer(s):

R.W. Beckett Corp., of North Ridgeville, Ohio

Manufactured In:
China
Units:
About 18,000