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Brass fittings recalled by Interline Brands due to fire hazard

Swivel Fittings Recalled by Interline BrandsInterline Brands is recalling about 140,000 ProPlus brass flare swivel fittings.

The fittings can leak, posing a fire hazard.  

Interline has received two reports of the swivels leaking when installation.

This recall involves multiple sizes of ProPlus brass flare swivel fittings used as connectors for copper tubing. The brass, gold-colored fittings connect two male flare nuts opposite to each other. The swivels were used primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers.

Model number

Description

39-4

1/4” x 1/4"

39-6

3/8” x 3/8”

39-8

1/2" x 1/2"

39-8-6

1/2" x 3/8"

39-10

5/8” x 5/8”

39-10-8

5/8” x 1/2”

The fittings were sold at hardware retailers from August 2017 through November 2018 and sold to professional installers by Leran, Barnett, Hardware Express, SupplyWorks, Wilmar, and Maintenance USA stores from August 2017 through July 2018. The cost was between $1 and $8.

Consumers should immediately contact Interline for a refund or a replacement fitting, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise. Consumers with recalled fittings that have already been installed should contact Interline to arrange for a professional installation of a free replacement fitting.

For more information, call Interline at 888-704-7324 from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.interlinebrands.com and click on Leran then click on www.lerangasproducts.com and at the bottom of the page click on product recall.

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