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OPW Recalls Gas Station Hose Swivel Connectors Due to Fire, Explosion Hazards

  • Model 241C ¾ inch with MFG Date 01-01-2013 through 03-12-2017
  • Model 241 ¾ inch with MFG Date 01 13 through 03 17
  • Model 36S ¾ inch with MFG Date 01-01-2013 through 03-12-2017
  • Model 241-1000 1 inch with MFG Date 01 13 through 03 17
  • Model 241-1000C 1 inch with MFG Date 01-01-2013 through 03-12-2017
  • Model 36S 1 inch with MFG Date 01-2013 through 03-2017
Name of Product:
Gas station hose swivel connectors
危险:

The swivel connectors can separate from the hose or nozzle of the gas station pump and cause fuel spillage, posing fire and explosion hazards.

补救:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 24, 2017
单位:
About 824,000
消费者联系

OPW toll-free at 866-562-5931 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.opwglobal.com and click on “Swivel Recall” for more information.

回收的详情

说明:

The recall involves metal swivel connectors installed between the nozzle and hose of gas station pumps that dispense refined fuels such as gasoline, diesel, ethanol blends, and biodiesel blends. The recalled swivel connectors have a “MFG date” printed on the end in the format of: MM YY or MM-DD-YEAR or MM-YEAR. The model number is printed on the center body of the swivel connector. The following models are included in the recall.

 

Model

MFG Date

241TPS-0241C (3/4 inch)

01-01-2013 through 03-12-2017

241TPS-0241 (3/4 inch)

01 13 through 03 17

36S (3/4 inch)

01-01-2013 through 03-12-2017

241-1000 (1 inch)

01 13 through 03 17

241-1000C (1 inch)

01-01-2013 through 03-12-2017

36S (1 inch)

01-2013 through 03-2017

补救:

Gas station owners should immediately stop using and remove the recalled swivel connectors and contact OPW for a free replacement. The hose and nozzle can continue to be used without the swivel connector until the replacement is installed.   

事故/伤亡:

OPW has received two reports of the swivel connectors separating from the hose or nozzle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

OPW through distributors and direct to gas stations as individual units and as part of hose kits from January 2013 through January 2017 for about $33.

产地:
Taiwan
Distributor(s):

OPW, of Hamilton, Ohio

召回数量:
17-116
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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.

About the U.S. CPSC
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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