The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Viessman Manufacturing Co., Canada, has announced a voluntary recall of the Vitodens 200 boilers, due to a gas leak potential and fire hazard. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Approximately 4,600 boilers are affected by the recall.
The Vitodens 200 gas-fired boilers are white, wall-mounted and have "Viessmann" and "Vitodens 200" printed on the exterior in silver letters. The model and serial numbers included in the recall are listed below. The model number is located on the silver rating plate on the side of the boiler. Contact your certified HVAC contractor to open the boiler and locate the serial number on a white label on the side of the boiler, or under the bottom support panel. Vitodens 100 boilers are not included in this recall.
Model Number | Serial Number
WB2 6-24C | 7167063xxxxxxxxx or 7170317xxxxxxxxx
WB2 6-24 | 7167064xxxxxxxxx or 7170318xxxxxxxxx
WB2 8-32 | 7167065xxxxxxxxx or 7170319xxxxxxxxx
WB2 11-44 | 7167066xxxxxxxxx or 7188578xxxxxxxxx
WB2 15-60 | 7167067xxxxxxxxx or 7188577xxxxxxxxx
NOTE: If the serial number's 8th digit (listed in red) is a 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6, the boiler is included in the recall.
The boilers were sold from January 2002 through December 2007.