RECALL: Viessmann Vitodens boilers
April 29, 2019 – Certain models of Viessmann Manufacturing’s Vitodens 200-W and 222-F boilers have been recalled due to a carbon monoxide (CO) hazard.
By Peter Saunders
The joint recall by Viessmann, Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) involves boilers used for space and water heating that pose a risk of increased CO levels, as the back plate of the heat exchanger may corrode and exhaust flue gases may leak. While there have been no reports of incidents or injuries, facility managers using the devices should contact their installer or distributor to schedule a free safety inspection.
Approximately 1,400 of the affected products were sold in Canada and 2,900 in the U.S. from 2014 to 2018. Each boiler’s name and model number can be found on the left side of the cover, while the serial number can be found on the underside. Those with a yellow sticker applied to the boiler rating plate located on the left side of the cover have already undergone a heat exchanger replacement and are not subject to this recall.
For a full list from Health Canada of product numbers, models, part numbers and serial numbers included in the recall, click here.