A.O. Smith Recalls John Wood Brand Oil-Fired Water Heaters Due to Fire & Burn Hazards

WASHINGTON, June 02, 2015

AO Smith water heater recall

Name of product: John Wood oil-fired water heaters

Hazard: The water heater’s combustion chamber can be misaligned and heat the exterior walls of the water heater instead of the water. Combustible material near the outside of the water heater can catch fire, posing fire and burn …

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

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2015

Name of product: Gas water heaters

Hazard: 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.

Remedy: Replace

Consumers should immediately …

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Safe Step Walk-In Tubs Recalled by Oliver Fiberglass Products and NuWhirl Systems Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015

Name of product: Safe Step Walk-In Tubs

Hazard: The tub’s heated seat can get stuck in the “on” position. If a towel or other item is covering the seat of an empty tub, the seat can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Label/New Instructions

Consumers should not put a …

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