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Recall: 42,000 Camplux Portable Tankless Water Heaters leak gas from gas regulator connection - fire hazard

2/29/24 - These water heaters were designed and intended for outdoor use with an attached propane tank to quickly heat water for showering or other hot water needs. The water heaters were sold in white, black, and silver/gray colors. The “Camplux” logo is printed on the front of the unit. The product label is located on the side of the unit and includes the model, size and other product details, serial numbers, and brand information. Consumers will be directed to take a photograph of the label on their Camplux water heater product and send to Camplux to confirm that they have a recalled water heater to receive the replacement gas regulator.


Sold: Online at Amazon.com and Walmart.com from June 2018 through December 2021 for between $160 and $400.


Camplux has received 19 reports of fire incidents involving the recalled water heaters. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves certain Camplux brand portable tankless water heaters with model numbers AY132, BD158, BW211, BW264, and BW422, with the following sizes and manufacturing dates:

Model

Product Details

Manufacture Date

AY132

5L 1.32 GPM 34,000 BTU/HR

On or before September 17, 2021

BD158

6L 1.58 GPM 41,000 BTU/HR

On or before November 17, 2021

BW211

8L 2.11 GPM 55,000 BTU/HR

On or before November 17, 2021

BW264

12.8L 2.64 GPM 68,000 BTU/HR

On or before November 17, 2021

BW422

16L 4.22 GPM 110,000 BTU/HR

On or before December 20, 2021

ACTION

Immediately turn off and stop using the recalled portable water heaters and contact The Home Appliances for a free repair kit. The repair kit consists of a replacement gas regulator with a quick connect attachment that allows for easy connection and disconnection without the need to screw in the gas regulator. Instructions for installing this repair kit will also be provided.


CONTACT

The Home Appliances (“Camplux”) toll-free at 844-538-7475 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at support@camplux.com, online at www.thehomeappliances.com and click on “Recalls” or www.thehomeappliances.com/waterheaterrecall for more information.


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Importer(s): The Home Appliances Inc., d/b/a Camplux, of North Charleston, South Carolina

Manufactured In: China

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