Rheemglas Gas Water Heater Recall [Australia]


Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Rheem Australia Pty recalls certain Rheemglas 5 Star, Rheemplus 5 Star, Everhot 5 Star Gas Storage Water Heaters due to explosion, fire and burn hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/SPldm

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1076502

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Gas Storage Water Heaters are subject to this recall:

  • 350265N0 – Rheemglas Freeloader 5 Star 265L Natural Gas
  • 350265P0 – Rheemglas Freeloader 5 Star 265L Propane
  • 350295N0 – Rheemglas Freeloader 5 Star 295L Natural Gas
  • 350295P0 – Rheemglas Freeloader 5 Star 295L Propane
  • 354265N0 – Rheemplus Freeloader 5 Star 265L Natural Gas
  • 354265P0 – Rheemplus Freeloader 5 Star 265L Propane
  • 354295N0 – Rheemplus Freeloader 5 Star 295L Natural Gas
  • 354295P0 – Rheemplus Freeloader 5 Star 295L Propane
  • 250265N0 – Everhot 5 Star 265L Natural Gas
  • 250265P0 – Everhot 5 Star 265L Propane
  • 250295N0 – Everhot 5 Star 295L Natural Gas

According to the ACCC, gas that has accumulated in the combustion chamber may ignite if the lighting instructions are not followed correctly. If the accumulated gas is introduced to an ignition source there is a risk of an explosive burst of gas.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Gas Storage Heaters, please do not use them. Instead, contact Rheem’s call centre on 132552 or 131031 and Rheem will provide enhanced lighting instructions and labels and direct you to Web site for lighting instructions.

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Additional information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2015/14897
Recalls Direct RIN: 5899-2015
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