ATV NOS kit bottles can burst
Nitrous Oxide Systems is recalling NOS kits sold nationwide for
snowmobiles and ATVs from February 2006 to November 2006. An
incorrect burst disc, a component of the bottle valve, may have been
installed in the recalled kits. If the bottle is overfilled and
overheated, it could forcefully burst, posing an impact injury
hazard to consumers.
The recall involves certain nitrous oxide systems designed for
snowmobiles and ATVs. The valves were manufactured between Feb. 1
and Sept. 26, 2006. The date code is located on the packaging.
Consumers should contact Nitrous Oxide Systems at 800-638-0032
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday to have
the burst disc replaced. More information is available at
Pool heaters pose risk of carbon monoxide poisoning
Water Pool and Spa Inc. of Moorpark, Calif., is recalling MiniMax
NT STD gas pool heaters sold nationwide from April 2002 to May 2006.
These pool heaters can emit excessive carbon monoxide, posing a risk
of carbon monoxide poisoning in the event of a vent leak in an
The recall involves Pentair MiniMax NT STD gas pool heaters
installed indoors. The model number is located on the rating plate
on the inner front panel of the heater. The following model numbers
460427 through 460430
460439 through 460450
460531 through 460538
460543 through 460566
[to top of second column]
The heater identification number is located on the rating plate
on the inner panel of the heater, which will show "NT" and "STD" in
the third and fourth blocks of the number. The recall includes units
with serial numbers 0606002 and lower. The recall also includes
units without serial numbers.
Consumers should contact Pentair toll-free at 866-761-5272
between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday to
determine if their heater is included in the recall. Consumers can
pdfs/Safety_Notice_Recall.pdf. [To download Adobe Acrobat Reader for the PDF
file, click here.] More information is available at
Portable generators pose electric shock
DeWalt Industrial Tool Co. of Towson, Md., is recalling DeWalt
DG2900 portable generators sold nationwide from December 2001 to
November 2006. A ground fault circuit interrupter installed on the
generator could fail to operate properly, posing a risk of electric
shock to consumers.
The recall involves DeWalt DG2900 2900-watt gasoline-powered
generators with date codes 200150 through 200635. "DEWALT" and
"DG2900" are printed on the generator. Units with an "R" stamped on
the name plate are not affected by this recall.
Consumers should contact DeWalt at 888-742-9108 between 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday to arrange for a free
inspection. Consumers can also visit
http://www.dewalt.com/us/service/safety/. More information is
[Recalls.org news release]