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Marshall Gas Controls LP-Gas regulators

Description: September 25, 2003Release # 03-196 Company Phone Number: (800) 241-7548 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Marshall Gas Controls Announce Recall of LP-Gas Regulators Used on Gas Grills WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Marshall Gas Controls Model 451 and 452 LP-Gas regulators on Char-Broil®, Kenmore®, and Thermos® brand LP-Gas Grills shipped to retailers between April 15, 2003 and May 6, 2003.Units: 35,000Distributor: Marshall Gas Controls, a division of S.H. Leggitt Company of San Marcos, TexasHazard: Some of these regulators were assembled with an undersized seat disc that could become dislodged and leak propane gas. Propane gas is highly flammable and could ignite causing a fire or explosion. Consumers should immediately close the valve on the service cylinder if LP-Gas leakage is detected. Incidents/Injuries: None reported.Description: These low-pressure regulators control petroleum gas pressure in gas grills. The regulators are used with Char-Broil®, Kenmore® and Thermos® brand gas grills. There are two model gas regulators involved in the recall. Model 451 is a single outlet regulator used on grills with traditional burners in the main box. Model 452 is a dual outlet regulator used on grills with a side burner adjacent to the main box. The regulators have date codes printed on the valve body. Date codes included in the recall are 13-03/03-13, 14-03/03-14, 15-03/03-15, 16-03/03-16, 17-03/03-17 and 18-03/03-18. BrandModelModel Number CHAR-BROIL® "Quick Set""Big Easy""Patio Caddie" 463531503463531703463631703463713303463728403463731803463823303463826803475496003 KENMORE® "Wide Body""Diamond Flame" 415.162020415.162040415.162060415.162050 THERMOS® "Quick Set" 461631603461631903461633803461733803 Sold at: Home and appliance stores nationwide from April 2003 through May 2003.Manufactured in: The grills and the regulators were manufactured in the USA.Remedy: Consumers should immediately close the valve on the service cylinder if LP-gas leakage is detected and contact the Grill Service Center to receive a free replacement regulator. For brand and model information contact the Grill Service Center or visit the commission's Web site at Consumer Contact: Call the Grill Service Center at (800) 241-7548 anytime.Media Contact: Mark Ross for Marshall Gas Controls at (512) 396-0707, Alex Gafford for Char-Broil® and Thermos® at (800) 352-4111 ext. 6356, and Larry Costello for Kenmore® at (847)286-9036. Picture of Recalled LP-Gas RegulatorSource]

Marshall Gas Controls LP-Gas regulators Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date09/25/2003
Recall ID2447
Recall Number03196
Product TypeGrills, Smokers & Accessories
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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