Product recalls: wall furnaces

February 21, 2008 1:37:34 PM PST
The following recalls have been announced:-About 52,000, direct-vent models RHFE 431 and RHFE 556 wall furnaces, manufactured in Japan by Rinnai America Corp., because a gasket can fail and allow carbon monoxide gas to leak out of the furnace, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. The company has received 11 reports of leaks, but no reports of injuries. The furnaces were sold to contractors and dealers around the country by wholesale distributors between February 2000 and December 2007. Details: by phone at 866-746-8344; by Web at or