Giant Factories Recalls Water Heaters Due to Risk of Fire, Explosion

PAR 03-15 March 31, 2015
Recall#: 15-107 Recall#: RA-41845

Toronto,

Recall Information
Giant Factories Recalls Water Heaters Due to Risk of Fire, Explosion

On units with a space between the bottom of the water tank and the combustion chamber, the flame arrestor or flame arrestor plate can fail, posing a risk of fire or explosion if flammable liquids or gases are nearby.

CPSC:
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Giant-Factories-Recalls-Water-Heaters-Due-to-Risk-of-Fire-Explosion/

 

Recall Information
Giant Inc. recalls Giant and Best Canadian hot water heaters

This voluntary recall involves atmospheric gas water heater models (natural gas or propane) in 30, 40, 50 or 60 gallon capacities. They are white and have a red Giant logo or a red Best logo, attached to the upper front portion of the outside surface of the device. The identification plate found near the gas valve of the hot water heater shows the model number, the manufacturing date and the unit’s serial number.

Health Canada:
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/41845r-eng.php

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