Recall: Model HSR natural gas regulators and various models of LP-gas regulators
On 2007-10-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Model HSR natural gas regulators and various models of LP-gas regulators due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2007.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Fisher Controls gas regulator recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Connectors, Regulators & Hoses category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
Gas can leak from regulator's flanges when flange screw heads break, posing a fire or explosion hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled gas regulators were manufactured from March 2007 through May 2007 and installed on natural gas or LP-gas supply systems in homes and small commercial buildings. The recalls involves model HSR natural gas regulators and LP-gas regulators with model numbers 67CD, 67CH, 67CN, and 67CW, HSRL, R622, R622E, R622H, R632, R642, R652, R652E, R122H, R222, or R232. The model number can be found on a white label attached to the regulator spring case. The date of manufacture is also stamped on the regulator.
These items were sold new+ at FCI to gas supply system dealers and utilities nationwide from March 2007 through June 2007.
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 natural gas or LP-gas system installed with a recalled regulator should immediately contact the company that provides their natural gas or LP-gas services to receive a replacement regulator installed free-of-charge.
Dealers and utilities that purchased and installed the recalled regulators have been notified of the recall directly and instructed to replace the regulator. The companies will contact affected consumers. 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
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