...FROM THE SCS FIRE DEPT:
Navien Recalls Tankless Water Heaters and Boilers Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning.
Name of product: Navien condensing tankless water heaters and combination boilers.
Hazard: A kit installed on the tankless water heaters and boilers to convert them from natural gas to propane can cause the unit to produce excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers.
Recall date: December 20, 2018
Units: About 3,400
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled water heaters and boilers that are using propane gas and contact Navien for a free replacement conversion kit. Consumers who continue use of the water heaters and boilers while awaiting repair, should have a working carbon monoxide alarm installed outside of sleeping areas in the home.
Sold At: Wholesale distributors to installers nationwide from August 2018 through October 2018 for about $1,400 to $1,700 for water heaters and $3,800 for combination boilers.
Manufacturer(s): Kyung Dong Navien Co. Ltd, South Korea
Importer(s): Navien Inc., of Irvine, Calif.
Manufactured In: South Korea
Recall number: 19-057