ABC Home Inspection, LLC - Wisconsin Home Inspector.
"Inspecting for the unexpected"

Consumer Product Safety Commission Equipment and Appliance Recalls
(home equipment or appliances that have been recalled due to safety issues)

Search Equipment Recalls  G thru Z

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Air Conditioners

Trane Recalls Air Conditioners after Incidents of Units Smoking (November 30, 2006)

International Comfort Products LLC Recall to Repair Packaged Gas Electric Heating and Cooling Units, or "Gas-Packs" (October 19, 2005)

American Standard Companies Recall of Gas-Electric Heating/Cooling Units (February 11, 2005 )

Goodman Company, L.P. Recall of Amana, Trane, and American Standard Brand Package Terminal Air Conditioners/Heat Pumps (September 30, 2004 )

Friedrich Air Conditioning Co. Recall to Repair Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners (July 27, 2004)

Electrolux Home Products Recall of Air Conditioning/Heating Units (June 3, 2004 )

Fedders Corporation Recall to Repair Window Air Conditioners with Electric Heat (March 25, 2004 )

Carrier Guam Recalls Room Air Conditioners (August 14, 2002 )

White Consolidated Industries Air Conditioner Recall (March 28, 2001 )

Air Conditioners Sold in Puerto Rico Recalled by Carrier (Puerto Rico) Inc. (February 1, 2001 )

Voyager Heating and Air Conditioning Systems Recall by Trane Company (January 24, 2001)

Amana Recall Of Certain Model Room Air Conditioner Switches (April 1, 1992)

Air Conditioners Recalled by Carrier (April 16, 1979)

 

 

Alarms

 

Gamewell-FCI Recalls to Upgrade Software Used with Fire Alarm System Control Boards (January 31, 2007)

Fire-Lite Alarms Recall of Power Supply for Alarm Systems (March 11, 2003)

 

AFCI

 

Schneider Electric North American Division Recall of AFCIs (November 3, 2004 )

 

Baths

 

Jason International Recall of Air-Whirlpool Baths (October 29, 2002 )

 

Boilers

TAC LLC Recalls Erie Boiler Boss Boiler Controls for Scald Hazard (January 25, 2007)

Weil-McLain Co. Recalls Boilers for Leaking Exhaust, Carbon Monoxide (January 22, 2007)

Crown Boiler Co. Recalls Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard (December 19, 2006)

Weil-McLain Recalls Ultra Series Boilers for Carbon Monoxide Hazard (October 31, 2006)

Weil-McLain Company Recall of Boilers (February 1, 2006)

Ultra 155 & 230 Gas Boilers Recalled by Weil-McLain (May 13, 2003)

ECR International Recall of Gas Boilers (May 2, 2002 )

Viessmann Manufacturing Company (U.S.) Inc., Recall of SR-RN-2 and SR-RN2R Boiler Control (March 13, 2002)

CPSC Recommends Carbon Monoxide Alarm for Every Home (January 18, 2001 )

Gas Boilers Recall/Repair by Weil-McLain (May 11, 1998)

Blueray "Blue Flame" Furnace or Boiler Warning (October 27, 1987)

 

Carbon Monoxide detectors/Alarms

First Alert Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/CO Alarms Recalled for Rapidly Draining Battery Power (May 2, 2006)

GE Security Recall of Carbon Monoxide Alarms (February 12, 2004)

Carbon Monoxide Alarms Recalled by Kidde Safety (March 19, 1999)

Home Gas Sentry Carbon Monoxide Detectors Hazard (August 6, 1996)

CPSC Warns Of Failures With Sinostone Carbon Monoxide Detectors (January 19, 1996)

"Gas Sniffer" Carbon Monoxide Detector Recalled by Revco (November 22, 1995)

 

Circuit Breakers

 

Scott Electric Co. Inc. Recalls Counterfeit Circuit Breakers Due To Fire Hazard (November 16, 2006)

Schneider Electric North American Division Recall of AFCIs (November 3, 2004 )

Circuit Breakers Recalled by Square D Company (August 9, 2002)

GFCI Circuit Breakers Recalled by Siemens Energy & Automation (October 7, 1998)

"Ground Fault Interrupter" Extension Cords Recalled by Columbia Wire & Cable (May 23, 1994)

Check Your Woods Wire Plug-In Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (April 9, 1991)

GFCI Circuit Breakers Replacement Program by Challenger Electrical Equip. (November 12, 1988; Revised January 15, 2004)

I-T-E Circuit Breaker Box Inspection Program Announced By Siemens (November 1, 1988)

Series 1 GFCI Circuit Breakers Replacement by Square D (April 13, 1988)

 

Dampers

 

Invensys Building Systems Recall of Siebe Actuators in Building Fire/Smoke Dampers (October 2, 2002 )

Invensys Building Systems Recall of Siebe Actuators in Building Fire/Smoke Dampers (detailed version) (October 2, 2002)

Air Damper Systems Repaired by Chim-A-Lator (November 6, 1979)

 

 

Dehumidifiers

 

W.C. Wood Company Recalls Dehumidifiers (October 17, 2002 )

Whirlpool Recalls Dehumidifiers (January 31, 2002 )

 Recall of Goldstar, General Electric, and Sears Kenmore Dehumidifiers (April 19, 2001 )

 

Dishwashers

 

Whirlpool Corporation Recall of Dishwashers (February 25, 2005)

GE Recall of Built-In Dishwashers (February 18, 2005) GE Dishwasher Recall and Repair (December 14, 2000 )

Dishwashers Recalled by GE (October 18, 1999 )

Dishwasher Recalled by Whirlpool (May 29, 1996)

Dishwashers Repair and Inspect by Maytag (October 17, 1995)

Certain Sears Kenmore Dishwashers May Pose Fire Hazard (FEBRUARY 15, 1993) Whirlpool Will Retrofit Below-Counter Dishwashers (July 3, 1989)

Dishwasher Model Number Correction for Whirlpool Modification (August 17, 1988)

 

Door Locks

 

Stanley Security Solutions Inc. Announces Recall of Door Handle Locks, Failure Could Lead to Entrapment in an Emergency (December 5, 2006)

CPSC, Best Lock Corp. Announce Recall of Electronic Door Locks (May 6, 2002)

 

Dryers

 

Whirlpool Recalls Washer and Gas Dryer Units (July 2, 2002 )

Gas Dryers Repair by Maytag Appliances (January 21, 1997)

Retrofit Program for Speed Queen Contempo Mate Washer/Dryer (May 9, 1989)

Gas & Electric Dryers Manufactured by Lux Time Co. Warning (February 15, 1974)

 

Electric Heaters

 

Family Dollar Stores Recalls Oscillating Ceramic Heater for Fire Hazard (January 5, 2007)

Fire Hazard with Oscillating Heater Sold in Wal-Mart Prompts Recall (January 26, 2006) King of Fans Inc. Recall of Oil-Filled Radiator Heaters (December 1, 2005 )

The Holmes Group Recall of Tower Heater Fans (August 11, 2005 )

Holmes Group Recall of Portable Electric Heaters (May 5, 2005)

Lakewood Recall of Oil-Filled Electric Heaters (January 26, 2005 )

Lakewood Recall of Fan-Forced Mini-Personal Heaters (November 23, 2004 )

Aloha Housewares Inc. Voluntary Recall of Radiant Heaters (November 9, 2004 ) Vornado Air Circulation Systems Recall of Portable Electric Heaters (August 3, 2004 ) Electrolux Home Products Recall of Air Conditioning/Heating Units (June 3, 2004 ) American Standard Companies Recall of Trane and American Standard Accessory Electric Heaters (April 20, 2004 )

Fedders Corporation Recall to Repair Window Air Conditioners with Electric Heat (March 25, 2004 )

Lakewood Recall of Electric Heaters (March 17, 2004 )

Lasko Products Inc. Recall of Space Heaters (March 4, 2004 )

Electric Heaters Recalled by Weather Works (June 5, 2003)

CPSC Reminds Consumers to Check for Recalled Cadet In-Wall Heaters (November 4, 2002 )

Lakewood Recalls Electric Heaters (April 3, 2002 )

Cadet Manufacturing Co. Recall of In-Wall Electric Heaters (April 2, 2002)

Honeywell Recalls Moveable Baseboard Heaters (February 7, 2002 )

Space Heaters Recalled by Vermont Castings, Majestic Products (May 9, 2001 )

In-Wall Heaters Recalled by Cadet (February 17, 2000)

Portable Heaters Recalled by Holmes Products (October 21, 1999)

Home Heating & Air Conditioning Components Recall (August 18, 1999 )

Oil-Filled Electric Heaters Recalled by Lakewood Engineering (April 7, 1999 )

Portable Heaters Recalled by Royal Centurian/Sovereign (October 7, 1998 )

Electric Baseboard Heater Thermostats Revised Rating & Recall by Honeywell (July 9, 1998 )

Heaters and Humidifiers Recalled by Honeywell (April 8, 1998 )

In-Wall Heaters Recalled by Cadet Manufacturing (October 23, 1997 )

Maxi-Heat Electric Heaters Recalled by King of Fans (September 17, 1997)

 Portable Baseboard Heaters Recall by Duracraft (August 27, 1997)

Ceramic Space Heater Recalled by Caframo Limited (August 14, 1996)

"TW" In-Wall Heater Recalled by Square D (April 15, 1996)

Baseboard Heater Recalled by Square D (April 11, 1996)

Baseboard Heater Repair Program by Berko (February 15, 1996)

Ceiling Heater Recalled by Fasco Consumer Products (April 19, 1995)

Delonghi Voluntarily To Replace Control Panels On Oil-Filled Electric Heaters (August 15, 1991)

Fire Hazard Prompts Recall Of Ceramic Heaters (December 6, 1989)

Pelonis Portable Electrtc Heater Recalled (March 20, 1989)

True Value Portable Electric Heaters Recalled (December 16, 1987)

Patton & Sears Plastic-Body Space Heaters Correction by Patton (February 19, 1987) Electric Space Heaters Recalled by Patton (March 12, 1985)

Electric Space Heaters Recalled by Patton (April 18, 1984)

Electric Heaters Recalled by Titan (February 11, 1980)

Energy-Saving Devices On Heating Units Recalled by Intermatic (August 16, 1979)

 

Electric Outlets

Square D Recalls Safety Switches Due to Shock or Electrocution Hazard (December 15, 2006)

 

Electric Water Heaters

 

World Kitchen Inc. Recall of Immersion Heaters (November 10, 2005 )

Barnett of the Caribbean Announce of Showerhead Hot Water Heaters (December 2, 2003 )

Tankless Water Heaters Made by Productos Electricos Warning (August 2, 1994)

Water Heaters Recalled by Rhinehart (October 18, 1978)

G.L. Electric Flasheat Water Heaters warning (April 24, 1978)

Electric Water Heaters Warn (October 21, 1977)

 

Electrical Outlets & Accessories

 

E & B Giftware LLC Recall of Universal Electric Outlet Adaptor Plugs (May 11, 2004 ) Lamson & Sessions Inc. Announce Recall of Drop-In Floor Box (February 12, 2004 )

"On-Wall" Electrical Wiring Component Replacement Campaign (February 12, 1991)

 

Fans

 

Tower Fans Recalled by the Holmes Group Due to Fire Hazard (January 24, 2007) Emerson Electric Co. Recalls Ceiling Fans for Injury Hazard from Falling Blades (December 12, 2006)

Lasko Recalls Box and Pivoting Floor Fans Posing Fire Hazard (February 8, 2006)

Haier America Trading LLC Recall of Oscillating Electric Tower Fans (November 22, 2005 )

New York Zion Trading Corp. Recall of Electric Fans (October 06, 2004 )

Vaxcel International Second Recall of Ceiling Fans (August 13, 2004 )

SMC and Home Depot Recall of Oscillating Fans (June 10, 2004 )

Ceiling Fans Recalled by Vaxcel International Co. Ltd. (September 25, 2003 )

Brooklyn Lollipop Recall of Electric Fans (December 26, 2002 )

Ceiling Fans Recalled by Fanimation (October 17, 2002 )

Thrifty Paper Co. Recalls Electric Fans (October 8, 2002 )

Fans, Power Strips and Extension Cords Recall (November 21, 2000)

Curious George Musical Pull Toys and Electric Fans Recalled (November 16, 2000) Engines on Outdoor Power Equipment Recalled by Tecumseh Products (September 30, 1999 )

Specialized Road Bicycles and Ceiling Fans Recall (July 20, 1999)

Ceiling Fans Recalled by Emerson Electric (January 12, 1999 )

Ceiling Exhaust Fan and Light Units Recalled by NuTone (December 17, 1997)

Envirotech Electric Fans Recall (October 7, 1997 )

Casablanca Fan Company Recalls Ceiling Fan (December 13, 1993; Revised September 11, 2001)

16-Inch Fans Repair Program by Delonghi America (November 2, 1992; Last Revised January 18, 2007)

16" Brass And Platinum Plated Fans Modification by Duracraft (April 28, 1992; Revised May 20, 2002)

Nutone Replacement Of Defective Ceiling Fan Socket Hanger Brackets (March 5, 1992; Revised October 23, 2001)

Builders Square Recalling "Bay Breeze" Ceiling Fans (July 25, 1990)

Ceiling Fans Recalled by Sears (May 22, 1989)

Smurf and Snoopy Ceiling Fans Replacement by Lindsley (June 22, 1988)

Nine-Inch Oscillating Desk Fans Recalled by Tatung (April 10, 1986)

Oscillating "Snow" Fan Recalled by Collins (November 6, 1984)

Oscillating Fans Recalled by Peoples (November 6, 1984)

Oscillating "Snow" Fan Recalled by Dart (November 6, 1984)

NuTone Paddle Fans Corrective Plan (August 21, 1984)

Nine Inch Fans Recalled by GE (July 28, 1983)

Electric Fans Recalled by Vernco (July 12, 1979)

Electric Fans Recalled by Vernco (September 25, 1978)

 

Fireplace & Accessories

 

Agio Internationals Outdoor Steel Dome Fireplaces Sold at Lowes Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard (August 29, 2006)

Heat & Glo Indoor/Outdoor Gas Fireplaces Recalled for Fire Hazard (July 5, 2006 )

CFM Corp. Recalls Sequoia Wood Burning Fireplaces for Fire Hazard (June 28, 2006) DESA Heating Products Recall of Compact Gas Fireplaces (August 2, 2005)

Heat & Glo Recall of Gas Fireplaces (April 27, 2005 )

Marshall Fields Recall of Fire Pit Spark Screen (July 16, 2004)

CFM Corporation Recall of Fireplace Remote Receivers (April 28, 2004 )

Wall Mount Gas Fireplaces Recalled by Valor Heating (September 9, 2002 )

Gas Fireplace Recall by Marco (December 16, 1998)

Free Retrofit Kit by Fireplace Technologies (April 18, 1995)

Decorative Fireplace Units by Dyna Manufacturing Warning (November 10, 1973)

 

Freezers

 

W.C. Wood Company Inc. Recall of Upright Freezers and Single Door Refrigerators (September 27, 2005 )

Old Chest Freezer Recall, A Deadly Play Area for Children (October 24, 2000 )

345,775 Freezers Recalled by W.C. Wood (February 14, 1996)

Freezers Modified by Amana (November 22, 1978)

 

Furnaces

 

Agio International Recalls Outdoor Gas Fire Pits Due to Fire Hazard (October 5, 2006) International Comfort Products LLC Recall to Repair Packaged Gas Electric Heating and Cooling Units, or "Gas-Packs" (October 19, 2005)

American Standard Companies Recall of Gas-Electric Heating/Cooling Units (February 11, 2005 )

York International Recall of Gas Furnaces (November 15, 2004 )

York International Corporation Recall of Gas Furnaces (September 6, 2001)

Recall of Furnaces in California (July 9, 2001)

CPSC Recommends Carbon Monoxide Alarm for Every Home (January 18, 2001 ) Defective Furnaces Warning in California (September 27, 2000)

Diamond 80 Furnaces Recalled by York International (October 12, 1999 )

Electric Furnaces and Air Handlers Recalled by Rheem Manufacturing (February 16, 1999 )

Upflow Horizontal Oil Furnaces Recalled by The Ducane Company (October 29, 1996) Heatpipe Furnaces Replacement by York International (November 1, 1993)

Coleman Urges Inspection Of Pre-1971 Solar Pak Furnaces (November, 1989)

Coleman 8600 Solar Pak Mobile Home Furnaces Replacement (October 26, 1988)

Preway and Arkla Furnaces Correction (February 17, 1988)

Blueray "Blue Flame" Furnace or Boiler Warning (October 27, 1987)

Home or Miller Gas-Fired Furnaces for Mobile Home Replacement (February 3, 1987) Oil/Wood Combination Furnaces Warning (May 2, 1984)

Mobile Home Furnaces Repaired by HOME (June 9, 1981)