Lennox and Superior Gas Fireplaces


Starting date:
August 1, 2013

Posting date:
August 1, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Household Items, Appliances

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-34825


Affected products

Lennox and Superior Gas Fireplaces

Product description

This recall involves natural gas or propane Lennox and Superior brand fireplaces with the following model and serial numbers:

Lennox model numbers include:
ELDV
LDV
MLBV-40
MLDVT
MPB
MPD
MPDP
RHAP54
SYM
Superior model numbers include:
SDV
SLDVT
SLBV
Serial numbers have 10 digits starting with:
6412D4
6412E4
6412F4
6412G4
6412H4
6412D7
6412E7
6412F7
6412G7
6412H7

The model, serial number and the Lennox or Superior brand names are printed on the rating plate located in the control box area of the fireplace.

Hazard identified

Defective fireplace gas connectors can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Lennox Hearth Products has received eight reports, three of which were in Canada, of gas connectors leaking in fireplaces. No injuries have been reported.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these fireplaces in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1,800 of the recalled fireplaces were sold at fireplace stores and by HVAC retailers and installers in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled fireplaces were sold from April 2012 through December 2012.
Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.
Companies

Manufacturer
Lennox Hearth Products
Nashville
Tennessee
UNITED STATES