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100-pound Propane Cylinders

Description: The recalled Manchester Tank & Equipment Company cylinders included in the recall were manufactured January through September 2012. The date of manufacture is printed on the collar by month and year, so "6 * 12" represents June 2012. The name Manchester and the water capacity "WC238#" are also pressed into the collar. These gray 100-pound DOT propane cylinders measure about 41" high and about 15" in diameter. Manchester 100-pound propane cylinders with a green dot on the hand-wheel on the top of the cylinder are not included in the recall. [Source]

100-pound Propane Cylinders
Manchester Tank & Equipment Company Recalls Propane Cylinders Due to Fire Hazard

Propane Cylinder

About 7,500 units were affected by this recall.

100-pound Propane Cylinders Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date04/09/2013
Recall ID1353
Recall Number13164
Product TypePropane or LP or Butane Gas Tanks and Fittings
HazardFuel can leak from the thread connection between the cylinder and valve, posing a fire hazard if exposed to an ignition source.
InjuriesNone reported
RemedyConsumers should stop using the propane cylinders and call Manchester or go to the firm's website for instructions on having their gas cylinder inspected by a qualified propane equipment dealer and repaired if needed. A list of propane equipment distributors, RV distributors and retail distributors are listed on the firm's website at on the "Distributors" page.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactManchester Tank and Equipment Co. at (800) 640-6327 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at and click on the “News” page for more information.
Last Updated01/22/2015
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