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Interline Brands Recalls Swivel Fittings Due to Fire Hazard

  • Recalled ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel Fitting (½ inch by ½ inch)
  • Recalled ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel Fittings (in multiple sizes)
Name of Product:
ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel Fittings
Hazard:

The fittings can leak, posing a fire hazard.  

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
March 28, 2019
Units:
About 140,000
Consumer Contact

Home Depot Pro toll-free at 888-704-7324 from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.homedepotpro.com and click on Shop Leran Gas Products, then at the bottom of the page click on product recall.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves multiple sizes of ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel fittings used as connectors for copper tubing. The brass, gold-colored fittings connect two male flare nuts opposite to each other. The Swivels were used primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers. 

 

Model Number Description
39-4 1/4” x 1/4"
39-6 3/8” x 3/8”
39-8 1/2" x 1/2"
39-8-6 1/2" x 3/8"
39-10 5/8” x 5/8”
39-10-8 5/8” x 1/2”

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately contact Interline for a full refund or a replacement fitting. Consumers with recalled fittings that have already been installed should contact Interline to arrange for a professional installation of a free replacement fitting.

Incidents/Injuries:

Interline has received two reports of the swivels leaking at installation.

Sold At

Hardware retailers from August 2017 through November 2018 and sold to professional installers by Leran, Barnett, Hardware Express, SupplyWorks, Wilmar and Maintenance USA stores from August 2017 through July 2018 for between $1 and $8.

Manufacturer(s):

Zhejiang ACME Pipe Fitting Co., LTD, of China

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Interline Brands, Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla

Recall number:
19-094
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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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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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