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									                                       Recall Alert
          U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs                                          Washington, DC 20207

May 6, 2008
Alert #08-566

Weil-McLain Gas Boilers Recalled Due to Carbon
Monoxide Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Weil-McLain CGs and CGi Gas Boilers

Units: About 32,000

Manufacturer: Weil-McLain, of Michigan City, Ind.

Hazard: If there is a leak in the vent piping, the recalled boilers can leak carbon monoxide (CO) into the
buildings in which they are installed, posing a risk of CO poisoning.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: : The recall involves cast iron, gas-fired boilers used for space heating. The following model
names and serial numbers are included in the recall.

                            Model Name                       Serial Numbers

                    CGs-3, CGs-4, CGs-5, CGs-6 From CP 5071501 through CP 5694976

                    CGi-3, CGi-5, CGi-6 Series 2 From CP 4134351 through CP 5698635

The model name and serial number are located on separate labels on the outside of the left panel.

Sold by: Plumbing and heating wholesale distributors to plumbers and contractors nationwide from
October 2001 through December 2007 for between $1,700 and $2,700.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers who have not already been contacted, should contact their installer for a free safety
inspection and repair, if necessary.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Weil-McLain toll-free at (866) 783-9276 between 8
a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

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consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer
product incidents cost the nation more than $800 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting
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