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NY Thermal Recalls Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

  • Recalled Trinity Tft gas boiler
  • Recalled Slant/Fin CHS gas boiler
Name of Product:
NY Thermal (NTI) Trinity Tft and Slant/Fin CHS residential and commercial boilers
Hazard:

The grommet seal can reduce in size over time and dislodge during use and allow the boiler to emit carbon monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 15, 2018
Units:
About 16,000 (in addition, about 7,000 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

NY Thermal at 800-688-2575 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.NTIboiler.com and click on “Urgent Recall Advisory” at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves NY Thermal (NTI) manufactured gas boilers sold under the Trinity Tft and Slant/Fin CHS brand names used for residential and commercial use. The Trinity Tft models have the name “NTI” printed on the front and were sold in metallic-grey. The Trinity Tft60 through Tft250 model boilers measure 33 inches tall by 20 inches wide. The Trinity Tft300 through Tft399 model boilers measure 36 inches tall and 25 inches wide.

The Slant/Fin CHS models have the name “Slant/Fin” and “CHS” printed across the front bottom and were sold in white. The Slant/Fin CHS-85 through CHS-250 model boilers measure 33 inches tall by 20 inches wide. The Slant/Fin CHS-300 through CHS-399 model boilers measure 36 inches tall and 25 inches wide.

The model and UPC numbers are printed on the nameplate located on the right side of the boiler. The following model and UPC numbers are included in this recall:

 

Brand Name Model UPC
Trinity Tft Tft60 628233731005
Trinity Tft Tft85 628233731036
Trinity Tft Tft110 628233731067
Trinity Tft Tft155 628233731098
Trinity Tft Tft175 628233731128
Trinity Tft Tft200 628233731159
Trinity Tft Tft250 628233731180
Trinity Tft Tft300 628233731210
Trinity Tft Tft340 628233733467
Trinity Tft Tft399 628233731241
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-85 42541025395
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-110 42541025401
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-155 Not available
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-175 42541025463
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-200 42541025470
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-250 42541025487
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-300 Not available
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-340 Not available
Slant/Fin CHS CHS-399 42541025500
Remedy:

Consumers with recalled boilers should immediately contact the installer or distributor of the boiler to schedule a free repair. Consumers who continue use of the boilers while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm outside of sleeping areas and on every level of the home.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of the grommet seal deteriorating or becoming dislodged and the boiler leaking condensation and carbon monoxide. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

NTI professional wholesalers, heating and plumbing contractors and home appliance wholesalers nationwide from October 2011 through January 2018 for between $5,000 and $14,000.

Manufacturer(s):

NY Thermal Inc., of Canada

Manufactured In:
Canada
Importer(s):

NY Thermal Inc., of Canada

Recall number:
18-157
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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