Consumer Alert: Boilers Recalled Due To Carbon Monoxide Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recalls of thousands of gas-fired, home heating boilers due to carbon monoxide concerns. The recalls impact boilers made by two companies: U.S. Boiler, and New Yorker Boiler. With regards to U.S. Boiler, some 26,000 units are being recalled. New Yorkers recall involves 191 units. According to the CPSC, the recalls came after it was reported that the air pressure switches can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of carbon monoxide and posing a CO poisoning hazard to the consumer. So far, no injuries have been reported. U.S.
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