This recall involves all models of single- and dual-purpose Coaire and Quietside brand tankless gas water heaters. The recalled water heaters heat either 15 or 27 litres (4 or 7.2 gallons) of water per minute. They are white and come in the following dimension ranges: 63.5 to 71 centimetres (25 to 28 inches) tall x 38 to 48 centimetres (15 to 19 inches) wide x 20 to 35.5 centimetres (8 to 14 inches) thick. The words “S-Line Condensing” are on the top front and brand names “Coaire” or “Quietside” are on the bottom front of the recalled water heaters.
The water heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Daesung has received 40 reports of the units overheating in the United States, including four involving burns on the wall where the heater was mounted and two involving fires and property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Neither Health Canada nor Daesung has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these products.
Approximately 2,200 of the recalled water heaters were sold in Canada and about 29,000 in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled water heaters were sold from July 2008 through August 2014 in Canada and the United States by independent dealers nationwide and on various websites, including Amazon.com and Amazon.ca.
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