April 27, 2005

Bell & Gossett Announces Recall of Dual Unit Valves

Name of Product: Dual Unit Valve

Units: 1,500

Manufacturer: ITT-Bell & Gossett Division, of Morton Grove, Ill.

Hazard: Burn injury from a hot water leak.

Description: Dual Unit Valve, model numbers 8, 8 TU, F-8 and F-8TU, Bell & Gossett part numbers: 110199, 110200, 110201, and 110202 with a manufacturing date code of E30 (May 2003) through M40 (December 2004). This includes the following specific date codes –E30, F30, G30, H30, J30, K30, L30, M30, A40, B40, C40, D40, E40, F40, J40, K40, L40, and M40. This recall applies strictly to product that has not been installed. Units already installed are not affected since the potential leak would appear at time of installation. The valves are used in residential heating systems, for filling hot water boilers and related piping systems after boiler installation or system servicing.

Sold at: HVAC Wholesale outlets

Manufactured in: U.S.A.

Remedy: Stop sales of affected valves and make arrangements for return to the factory through the authorized B&G; representative in your area. The local B&G; representative can be identified via the “Rep Locator” selection tool on the following website: www.bellgossett.com  All returned product will be replaced in a timely manner. All affected units in distribution have been recovered.

Consumer Contact: Call B&G.; at (847) 470-3329 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.bellgossett.com