Triangle Tube Prestige Gas Boiler Recall [US & Canada]

Triangle Tube Prestige Condensing Gas Boilers Recall [US & Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Triangle Tube/III Co., Inc., a West Deptford, New Jersey establishment recalls an estimated total of 69,600 Prestige Solo & Prestige Excellence Condensing Gas Boilers (approximately 63,000 in the US and approximately 6,600 in Canada) from the American and Canadian marketplaces due to possible Vent Adapter detachment and consequential risks of Carbon Monoxide poisoning, respiratory depression, nausea, confusion, cardiac arrhythmia, seizures and death, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/Tm0l30r2VjI; HCSC: http://ht.ly/VyjO30r2VjL

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Triangle-Tube-Recalls-to-Repair-Gas-Boilers-Due-to-Risk-of-Carbon-Monoxide-Hazard-One-Death-Reported-In-Home-Remedy-May-Be-Delayed-Due-To-COVID-19-Restrictions

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/73415r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves twenty-two (22) models of the Prestige Solo & Prestige Excellence Condensing Gas Boiler manufactured between November 2011 and October 2019 sold, marketed and installed for residential and light commercial use.

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Methanol Hand Sanitizer Warning Update [US]

US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Logo - US Food and Drug AdministrationThe US Food and Drug Administration, an American regulatory and food safety authority, extends its warnings to consumers and health care providers concerning a sharp increase in Hand Sanitizer products that are labeled to contain Ethanol (also known as Ethyl Alcohol) but that have tested positive for Methanol contamination. Methanol, also known as Wood Alcohol, is a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

FDA: http://ht.ly/LRmL30r15ND

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-updates-hand-sanitizers-methanol#products

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following 87 Hand Sanitizer products are subject to this warning:

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