Recall: Bell & Gossett Recall of Dual Unit Valves

April 27, 2005
Alert #05-566
CPSC, Bell & Gossett Announce Recall of Dual Unit Valves

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: Dual Unit Valve

Units: 1,500

Manufacturer: ITT-Bell & Gossett Division, of Morton Grove, Ill.

Hazard: Burn injury from a hot water leak.

Incidents/Injuries: The relief valve portion of the Dual Unit Valve may leak upon initial installation and/or system start-up. The leakage through the Relief Valve drain connection may potentially expose installer to hot water, resulting in a burn injury.

Description: Dual Unit Valve, model numbers 8, 8 TU, F-8 and F-8TU, Bell & Gossett part numbers: 110199, 110200, 110201, and 110202 with a manufacturing date code of E30 (May 2003) through M40 (December 2004). This includes the following specific date codes –E30, F30, G30, H30, J30, K30, L30, M30, A40, B40, C40, D40, E40, F40, J40, K40, L40, and M40. This recall applies strictly to product that has not been installed. Units already installed are not affected since the potential leak would appear at time of installation. The valves are used in residential heating systems, for filling hot water boilers and related piping systems after boiler installation or system servicing.

Sold at: HVAC Wholesale outlets

Manufactured in: U.S.A.

Remedy: Stop sales of affected valves and make arrangements for return to the factory through the authorized B&G representative in your area. The local B&G representative can be identified via the "Rep Locator" selection tool on the following website:  All returned product will be replaced in a timely manner. All affected units in distribution have been recovered.

Consumer Contact: Call B&G. at (847) 470-3329 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at

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