Giant Factories Recalls Water Heaters
Name of product: Gas water heaters
Hazard: On units with a space between the bottom of the water tank and the combustion chamber, the flame arrestor or flame arrestor plate can fail, posing a risk of fire or explosion if flammable liquids or gases are nearby.
Units: About 240
Description: This recall involves atmospherically vented propane and natural gas water heaters in 30, 40, 50 and 60 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are white with a red “Giant” logo decal on the front. The water heaters have a nameplate near the gas valve with the model number, date of manufacture and serial number. Recalled water heaters have the following model number and have a serial number within the following ranges:
|Model||Serial Number Range|
|UG30‐30MF‐N2U‐US||A7093000, A7176930 to A7176932|
Sold at: Independent distributors in Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania from April 2014 through October 2014 for between $340 and $830.
Manufacturer: Giant Factories Inc., of Canada
Manufactured in: Canada
Remedy: Consumers should immediately ensure there are no combustible materials near the water heater and contact Giant for a free inspection. If the water heater has a space between the bottom of the water tank and the combustion chamber, Giant will replace the water heater free of charge.
Consumer Contact:Giant at (800) 363-9354 FREE anytime or online at www.giantinc.com then click on Recall Information for more information.