March 1, 2011 – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Lennox Hearth Products, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Lennox Shadowdance Natural Gas Log Set Burner Assemblies
Units: About 3,200
Manufacturer: Lennox Hearth Products LLC, of Nashville, Tennessee
Hazard: A crack can develop at the gas valve connection allowing natural gas to leak while the burner is in use, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Incidents/Injuries: Lennox has received 20 reports of cracks at the gas valve connection. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves gas burners sold with Lennox brand Shadowdance natural gas log set burner assemblies. The product is used in a wood-burning fireplace or a ventless firebox enclosure. The assemblies were sold under model numbers LSVFSD-18, LSVFSD-24 and LSVFSD-30, and include a burner and ceramic-fiber log set. Replacement gas burners also were sold separately under model number LSVFSD-NG. Burners included in this recall have serial numbers that begin with 6407, 6408, 6409 and 6410A through 6410G. The burner’s model and serial numbers are printed on a metal identification plate attached to the burner.
Sold by: Fireplace and HVAC retailers and installers nationwide from August 2007 through December 2010 for between $700 and $850.
Manufactured in: U.S.A.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled natural gas log set burner assemblies. Consumers can contact Lennox to arrange for a free replacement of the burner.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Lennox Hearth Products at (800) 299-0027 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at http://www.lennoxhearthproducts.com.
Shadowdance Natural Gas Log Set Assembly
Sample Shadowdance Natural Gas Burner Rating Plate