WASHINGTON - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with International Comfort Products LLC (ICP), announced a voluntary recall of about 28,700 units. The recall involves certain limited gas packs sold under the brand names Airquest, Arcoaire, Comfortmaker, Heil, Keeprite, Kenmore, ICP Commercial, and Tempstar. The affected units were manufactured between the 41st week of 2000 and the 26th week of 2003, and are installed outside the home. The model and serial numbers of affected units are printed on the unit's rating plate. Model numbers appear in the following typical format: PGC036K060A; serial numbers appear in the following typical format: L004112345. Affected models begin with PGC, PGF, PGS, GPFM, GPSM, or GPCM.
HVAC dealers and contractors sold the units nationwide between Oct. 2000 and Sept. 2005. The control board can ignite and, in certain units, can result in the ignition of flammable material adjacent to the unit. The firm has received three reports of minor property damage. There are no reports of injuries. Consumers with recalled units will receive a free replacement control board and capacitor installed.
For more information, contact ICP at 800-649-4706, or visit www.icpusa.com.
Publication date: 11/07/2005