CSA International, in cooperation with International Comfort Products, announces a voluntary recall of Hydra electric boilers

    TORONTO, Nov. 23 /CNW/ - CSA International, in cooperation with
International Comfort Products (ICP) of Sherbrooke, Quebec, announces the
voluntary recall in Canada of approximately 1,722 Hydra electric boilers sold
under the brands Dettson, Lincoln, Heil, Keeprite, Tempstar and Arcoaire.
There are certain circumstances that can cause affected units to malfunction
and overheat, creating a potential fire hazard in units mounted on combustible
    ICP has received two reports of discoloured wood due to this condition.
No injuries have been reported.
    This recall involves "Revision A" Hydra boilers. The affected model
numbers and date codes are as follows:


    The serial number begins with "SD". The affected units were manufactured
between May 2004 and June 2005 inclusive, with the serial number date code
range SD050425721 - SD060580677 (Revision "A").
    No other models or date codes are included in this recall.
    Consumers who have affected boilers should immediately contact their
local dealer to arrange for a free inspection and installation of a retrofit
kit and proximity spacers to eliminate the hazard. For additional information,
call toll-free at (800) 567-2733 anytime during business hours or e-mail

    About CSA International

    CSA International is a provider of product testing and certification
services for electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas and a variety of other
products. Recognized in the U.S., Canada and around the world, CSA's marks
appear on billions of products worldwide. CSA International is a division of
CSA Group, which also includes: CSA, a developer of standards and codes;
OnSpeX for consumer product evaluation services; and QMI, a leading North
American management systems registrar. CSA International can be found online
at www.csa-international.org

For further information:

For further information: Anthony Toderian, Senior Media Relations
Officer, CSA Group, T: (416) 747-2620, E: anthony.toderian@csagroup.org

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