Name of Product:
Residential atmospheric gas-fired boilers
The blocked vent temperature switch (BVTS) can malfunction, which can cause the release of gases, including carbon monoxide (CO), into consumers’ homes, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
June 30, 2022
About 545 (In addition, about 26 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves residential atmospheric gas-fired boilers manufactured from January 28, 2021 through January 12, 2022 and sold under the Laars Mini-Therm JX and Bradford White Brute Mini brand names. The following models and serial numbers are included and can be found on the boiler rating plate located on the on the right side of the boiler.
|Model||Serial Number Range|
|JX050 or BJX050 (Laars Mini-Therm JX)||V21306297 through V22311517|
|JX075 or BJX075 (Bradford White Brute Mini)||V21306262 through V21311453|
Consumers should immediately contact Laars Heating Systems Company to arrange to have a certified technician install repairs at no cost to the consumer. Consumers who continue use of the boiler while awaiting repair should have working carbon monoxide alarms on every level of the home and outside of sleeping areas. The firm is contacting all known purchasers.
Independent contractors, plumbers, and plumbing supply distributors nationwide from January 2021 through January 2022 for between $6,000 and $8,000, including installation.
Laars Heating Systems Company, of Rochester, New Hampshire
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Original recall and updates at CPSC