Vitodens Boiler Recall [US & Canada]


Vitodens Boiler Recall [US & Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Viessmann Manufacturing Company (US) Inc., a Warwick, Rhode Island establishment, recalls an estimated 4,300 Vitodens Boilers due to suspected component corrosion and consequential risk of gas leakage and Carbon Monoxide poisoning, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/KwzI30oFfo5; HCSC: http://ht.ly/ni7h30oFfJC

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Viessmann-Recalls-Boilers-Due-to-Carbon-Monoxide-Hazard#

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69606r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Vitodens 200-W and Vitodens 222-F series Boilers used for space or domestic water heating.

There are five (5) affected models in a specific serial number range. The Vitodens 200-W (shown above) is a wall hung unit, housed in a white metal box approximately 38 inches high and 18 inches wide. The Vitodens 222-F is a floor mounted unit, housed in a white metal box approximately 68 inches tall and 24 inches wide.

In all models, the brand, “Vitodens” can be found on the label on the outside of the Boiler box. The product name and model number can be found on the left side of the Boiler cover. The serial number can be found on the underside of the wall mounted boiler and on the center section on the floor mount model.

  • Vitodens 200-W series Boilers, sold with a model number of B2HB 19, a part number of 7538092 and a serial number ranging from 7538092401003107 to 7538092701038106
  • Vitodens 200-W series Boilers, sold with a model number of B2HB 26, a part number of 7538093 and a serial number ranging from 7538093401002107 to 7538093701177109
  • Vitodens 200-W series Boilers, sold with a model number of B2HB 35, a part number of 7538094 and a serial number ranging from 7538094401003101 to 7538094701446103
  • Vitodens 222-F series Boilers, sold with a model number of B2TB 19, a part number of 7542250 and a serial number ranging from 7542250401001100 to 7542250401210106
  • Vitodens 222-F series Boilers, sold with a model number of B2TB 35, a part number of 7542251 and a serial number ranging from 7542251401001107 to 7542251701257105

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Vitodens Boilers can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Boiler’s heat exchanger back plate can corrode and leak flue gases, allowing the boiler to emit excessive amounts of Carbon Monoxide, posing a CO poisoning hazard to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Boilers, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Viessmann toll-free at 1-800-288-0667 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at recall@viessmann.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.viessmann.com and click on the “Important Notice” link located in the middle of the home page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Boilers, please search for “boiler” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Asphyxiation hazards, please search for “asphyxiation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Carbon Monoxide hazards, please search for “monoxide” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Death hazards, please search for “death” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Viessmann Manufacturing Company (US) Inc, please search for “Viessmann Manufacturing Company (US) Inc.” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the Vitodens brand, please search for “Vitodens” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-111
HCSC ID number: RA-69606
Recalls Direct RIN: 11439-2019
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