Friday, December 30, 2011
The following recalls have been announced:
NAVIEN TANKLESS WATER HEATERS
DETAILS: Navien Instantaneous or Tankless Water Heaters imported by Navien America Inc. of Irvine, Calif., and manufactured by Kyung Dong Navien Co. Ltd., South Korea; sold at wholesale distributors to in-home installers nationwide from February 2008 through March 2009.
WHY: An unstable connection can cause the water heater’s vent collar to separate or detach if pressure is applied, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to the consumer.
INCIDENTS: None reported.
HOW MANY: About 13,000.
FOR MORE: Contact Navien at 800-244-8202 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s website at http://www.navienamerica.com .
POTTERY BARN MADELINE BED CANOPIES
DETAILS: Bed canopies imported Pottery Barn Kids, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif.; sold at Pottery Barn Kids stores nationwide, online at potterybarnkids.com and through Pottery Barn Kids catalogs from December 2003 until August 2011. The bed canopies were manufactured in Vietnam.
WHY: The connections of the posts to the top rails of the canopy can come apart and allow components of the canopy to fall, posing an impact hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: The company has received 33 reports of components of the canopy falling, including one report of a cut that required stitches and nine other reports of minor cuts, bruises and/or bumps.
HOW MANY: About 7,700 in the U.S. and 230 in Canada.
FOR MORE: Call Pottery Barn Kids at 855-662-4114 between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. EST daily, or visit the company’s website at http://www.potterybarnkids.com .