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Wall-Mounted Radiators Recalled

Date:
March 5, 2009
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
Rettig Belgium NV
The Danger:
The radiator can come loose from the wall and fall on people near it (one such incident resulted in the death of a child in Belgium).
Description:
This recall involves about 36 wall-mounted radiators in the U.S. (113,000 worldwide) that are used to heat a home and are mounted vertically to the wall. The recall involves the Radson Vertical 20 and 21, Radson Kos V21, and Radson Faro V21.
Sold At:
Plumbing and heating supply companies from October 2007 through January 2008 for between $300 and $700.
What To Do:
Avoid standing or sitting near the recalled radiators and contact your plumbing or heating supplier or Rettig for a free replacement suspension system. For more information, contact Rettig at (866) 963-1477 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.radson-replacementaction.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09143.html