Hydrolevel Company recalls HydroStat 3000 Controllers for Slant/Fin VSPH Boilers

Starting date:
October 18, 2018
Posting date:
October 18, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67570

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Hydrolevel Company

Affected products

HydroStat 3000 controllers for Slant/Fin VSPH boilers

Product description

The product is a controller that is used with Slant Fin VSPH Series residential boilers. The name of the product is the HydroStat 3000. The date codes for the product are 03/29/2012 through 02/03/2018. The UPC number for the controller is 642277480002.

Hazard identified

The controller may not shut down the boiler when it reaches the high temperature limit, potentially allowing it to overheat and posing a fire hazard.

As of October 18, 2018, the company has received no reports of boilers overheating in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received five reports of boilers overheating, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 367 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 3876 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The HydroStat 3000 was sold from a period of May 2012 to July 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States

Companies

Distributor
Slant Fin LTD/LTEE
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Hydrolevel Company – A division of C. Cowles & Company
North Haven
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately contact Slant Fin LTD/LTEE for further instruction and to obtain the replacement part and schedule a product repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Slant Fin LTD/LTEE by email or by telephone at (905) 677-8400. Consumers may also contact Hydrolevel Company by email or by telephone at (203) 776-0473 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.