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Hayward pool heater kits recalled

Hayward Industries Inc. is recalling its negative pressure vents.
Hayward Industries Inc. is recalling its negative pressure vents.

Hayward Industries Inc. has recalled its negative pressure vents for gas pool heaters.

The kits (UHXNEGVT15001) kits are not the proper size and can allow carbon monoxide to leak, posing a poisoning hazard to consumers.

The kit includes the following: an adapter for negative pressure galvanized vent pipe, one flue cover plate with hole, number 10 sheet metal screws, pressure switches (including tubing), and a pressure jumper wire.

Consumers can identify if their Hayward heater is affected by the recall by looking for the model/serial number label located to the left of the water pipes. If the model number reads H500FD, look for a label on the vent pipe. This label identifies the manufacturer, size, and type of vent pipe.

If the label indicates a 25.4-mm (6-in.) diameter galvanized vent pipe, the product is included in this recall.

For more information, consumers can contact Hayward Industries at 1 (888) 847-8717.

 

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