Recall Alert

Interline Brands Recalls Proplus Brass Flare Swivel Fittings

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In subrogation cases where the insured’s damages were caused by a defective product, the fact that the product at issue is or was subject to a recall announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) may help to establish that the product was defective when it left the manufacturer’s possession and control. On March 28, 2019, the CPSC announced the following recall related to a product that presents a fire hazard:

Interline Brands Recalls Swivel Fittings Due to Fire Hazard.

According to the CPSC, “[t]he fittings can leak, posing a fire hazard.” The swivels are used “primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers.”

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