Gas cylinder Map/Pro - Map/Pro TUV

Recall published
2012-02-27
Brand
  • 1) Worthington (Map
  • Pro and Map
  • Pro TUV) 2) Bullfinch (Map
  • Pro)
Product title
Gas cylinder Map/Pro - Map/Pro TUV
Product description
Sold loose, packaged with a torch (in a separate bag) or in boxes.
Risk
MAP/Pro, Propylene and MAPP gases may, over time, degrade the epichlorohydrin seal in the valve core which could result in the valve core failing to completely reseal and therefore leaking when the torch is removed from the cylinder. The product does not comply with the Directive 2010/35/EU on transportable pressure equipment
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
The recall affects cylinders produced before 12 January 2012. Cylinders produced after 12 January 2012 are not part of the recall. They are marked with a black or white diamond on the top shoulder of the cylinder.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire Injuries
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
0327/12
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Austria

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