The recall involves propane and natural gas water heaters in 40, 50, and 75 gallon capacities. The recalled water heaters are white with a red "Giant" logo decal on the front. The water heaters have a nameplate near the Emerson gas control valve with the following model number ranges. UG40-38LFPV2-P1U-US, UG40-40LFPV2-N1U-US, UG50-38LFPV2-P1U-US, UG50-38LFPV2-P2U-US, UG50-38TFPDV1-N2U-US, UG50-40LFPV2-N1U-US, UG50-40LFPV2-N2U-US, UG75-76MEPV1-N2U-US, UG75-76MEPV1-P2U-US. The control valves are black with a white "Emerson" logo on the front. The Emerson control valve model numbers and date code are located on a label on the right-hand side of the bracket holding the Emerson control valve to the gas water heater. The recalled control valve model numbers are 37H73A-301P1 (natural gas) and 37H74A-301P1 (propane) with a date code between 1821 and 1839.
Usines Giant Factories Gas Water Heaters with Emerson control valvesAbout 168 (in addition, about 10,832 were sold in Canada)
URL : https://recalls-rappels.canada.ca/en/alert-recall/white-rodgers-gen-ii-intellivent-natural-gas-and-propane-control-valves-installed
BGM Supply, Utica NY, Central NY Plumbing & Heating Supply, Whitesboro, New York and Maryland Pipe & Supply Company, Hancock, Maryland from June 2018 through July 2020 for between $840 and $2,100.
Recall Date: Nov 3, 2021
None reported in the United States. Usines Giant Factories has received 20 reports of incidents with the Emerson control valves in Canada, including one report necessitating medical attention due to the release of carbon monoxide.