Flushmate III Product Safety Recall

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

We want all customers to be aware of the Flushmate recall of the Flushmate III Series 503 units. These units were manufactured and sold between October 1997 and February 2008. If you think this product was installed in your home contact Flushmate immediately to confirm the serial number. If you have any questions about this process or about our plumbing installation let Modern Plumbing Industries, Inc. help you. Contact us today to find out about our full range of plumbing services in the Orlando area.

Name of Product: Flushmate® III Pressure-Assist Flushing System

Description: This recall is for Series 503 Flushmate® III Pressure Assist flushing systems installed inside toilet tanks. The recalled systems were manufactured from October 1997 to February 2008. The units are rectangular, black, two-piece vessels made of injection molded plastic. The date code/serial number is 16 characters long and is located on the label on the top of the Flushmate III. The first six numerals of the serial number are the date code. The date code range for this recall begins with 101497 (October 14, 1997) and continues through 022908 (February 29, 2008).

Hazard: The system can burst at or near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank, posing impact or laceration hazards to consumers and property damage.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately turn off the water supply to the recalled Flushmate III unit and stop using the system. Consumers should contact the firm to determine if their Flushmate III serial number is included in the recall and to request a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Flushmate toll-free at (800) 303-5123 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.flushmate.com and http://recall.flushmate.com

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