Recall: Fisher Model R622H 1st stage LP gas regulators
On 2008-04-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Fisher Model R622H 1st stage LP gas regulators due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2006.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Fisher Controls gas regulator recall. Instance(s) of fires have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Connectors, Regulators & Hoses category in 2008.
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What is the problem?
Gas can leak from regulator when the diaphragm pulls inward into the casing, posing a fire or explosion hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of fires have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled gas regulators were manufactured from June 2006 through January 2008 and installed on LP-gas supply systems in homes and small commercial buildings (see photo below). The recall involves model R622H LP-gas regulators.
These items were sold new+ at FCI to LP-Gas dealers nationwide from June 2006 through January 2008.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers who had a LP-gas system installed with a recalled regulator should immediately contact the company that provides their LP-gas services to determine if they should receive a replacement regulator installed free-of-charge Regulators marked with a "D" near the inlet fitting are not part of this recall and do not need to be replaced.
Dealers that purchased and installed the recalled regulators have been notified of the recall directly and instructed to replace the regulator. The companies will contact consumers with the recalled regulators. Consumers who have not been contacted directly and wish to determine if they have a recalled gas regulator should call their gas supplier directly. For additional information contact Fisher Controls International toll-free at (888)237-1751 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.fisherregulators.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
FCI has received one report involving a fire in a tobacco barn.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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