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Old 12-13-2007, 01:46 PM
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Default Venmar/Rheem/Ruud/Carrier/others! heat recovery ventilators

U.S. CPSC recall press release on several brands of heat recovery ventilators manufactured by Venmar--thermal protector can fail--call Venmar for free inspection & repair:

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NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2007
Release #08-136 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 441-4645
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



Venmar Ventilation Inc. Recalls Heat Recovery Ventilators Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Heat Recovery Ventilators

Units: About 1,100

Manufacturer: Venmar Ventilation Inc., of Quebec, Canada

Hazard: The thermal protector in these units can fail, posing a potential fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves heat recovery ventilators made between October 2006 and August 2007, and have the following brand names and model numbers:

Brands & Models

Venmar 40225

Venmar AVS 457XX, 16016XX, 43***, 451XX, 45400, 45709IEH, C32042

Vane 458XX, 16016XX, 43405, 43828, 45405, 45808

Rheem, Ruud, Protech 84-ERV***, 84-HRV***

Carrier ERVCCLHU1200, HRVCCLHA1250, HRVCCSVU1200, ERVCCLHU1150,
HRVCCLHA1150, HRVCCLVU1150, HRVCCLVU1200, HRVCCSVU1150

Bryant ERVBBLHU1200, HRVBBLHA1250, HRVBBSVU1200

Broan ERV200HC, HRV200H, HRV100H

Sold at: Heating, ventilating and air conditioning wholesale distributors, dealers and contractors, and building supply stores nationwide from October 2006 through December 2007 for between $700 and $2,500.

Manufactured in: Canada

Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off and unplug their ventilators. Consumers should contact Venmar Ventilation to schedule an inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Venmar Ventilation toll-free at (866) 441-4645 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.venmar.ca
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