McQuay Recalls Air Conditioners/Heat Pumps Following Fires
December 20 2007
||OYL Manufacturing Co
||Wires in the heater element can overheat and spark, posing a smoke and fire hazard.
||These are air conditioners that are commonly installed in hotels, nursing homes, and other commercial locations. These "B" and "B+" vintage electric heat units come in size 12 (12,000 BTU) and size 15 (15,000 BTU).
||There have been three reports of fires that caused property damage and four additional reports of smoke, smoldering, and/or charring. One incident led to two consumers being treated for smoke inhalation.
||McQuay sales representatives and distributors nationwide.
||November 2001 through June 2006
||Building managers or owners should stop using the recalled units immediately and contact the McQuay for a free repair kit.
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Site: www.mcquay.com
||U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
|Brand Name||Product Name||Model Number||Serial Number
|Daiken McQuay||Air Conditioner||
PTAC12B208 KXBA and KXCA
105575703 (208/230V) and 105575803 (265V)
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