December 20, 2005

CFM Corporation Announces Recall of Legacy Propane Infrared Plaque Heaters

Name of Product: Legacy Propane Infrared Plaque Heaters

Units: About 10,200. All recalled heaters have been returned to CFM.

Distributor: CFM Corporation, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer: Chant Kitchen Equipment, of Guandong, China

Hazard: Carbon monoxide hazard. A non-specification gasket around the heating plaques could allow heater carbon monoxide emissions to leak into the area in which the heater is being used.

Description: The heaters are propane infrared plaque space heaters sold after September 1, 2005. The units are rectangular in shape and the casing has a white finish. The heaters can be mounted on walls or stand on the floor. The name "Legacy" is centered on the front of the heater immediately below the grill. Affected units have one of the following model numbers:

RMC-LI6LP RMC-LI10LP RMC-LI10LPT RMC-LI18LP-F
RMC-LI18LPT-F RMC-LI30LP-F RMC-LI30LPT-F  

The model number is located on the right side panel of the unit. All of the heaters were listed by the Canadian Standards Association.

Sold by: Heating and hardware retailers, and HVAC dealers in the U.S. sold these heaters from September 2005 through November 2005 for between $156 and $290.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Stop using the heater and immediately contact CFM to arrange for a refund of the purchase price or replacement of the product with an equivalent unit. CFM Corporation already notified known purchasers about this recall.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact CFM Corporation toll-free at (866) 333-4833 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firmís Web site at http://www.cfmcorp.com/content/news/ or contact the retailer from which you purchased the heater.