Bosch Thermotechnology, of Londonderry, New Hampshire has recalled about 90 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Gas-Fired Wall-Hung Boilers for fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The Gas-Fired Wall-Hung Boilers were manufactured in the Netherlands by Nefit B.V. Inc. and have been recalled because an electrical connector can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.
The recalled Buderus GB142 is a gas-fired, wall-hung boiler. The boilers are white and designed to be mounted on walls. The black control drawer in the bottom center of the front of the boiler is marked â€œBuderus GB 142.â€ Boilers with a green sticker inside the control drawer are not included. The model numbers included in the recall are 142/24, 142/30, 142/45, and 142/60. Only models with date codes of 7246 through 7256 are included in this recall. The model number and date code are located on a label on the bottom left side of the boiler.
The recalled Gas-Fired Wall-Hung Boilers were sold by wholesale distributors to plumbing and heating contractors nationwide from September 2007 through December 2007 and sold for between $5,000 and $7,500.
The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using the recalled boilers immediately and contact their certified heating contractors or Bosch Thermotechnology for a free repair. Bosch Thermotechnology can be reached toll-free at 1-800-283-3787 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday or at the firmâ€™s Website at www.buderus.net