Product Recalls/Class Action Suits

Lennox Pulse furnace inspection program - for all Lennox Pulse furnaces installed from 1982 through 1989 in the U.S. and Canada. Increased instances of corrosion have been noted in some Pulse furnace heat exchangers installed before 1990. You can determine if your Pulse furnace needs inspecting by calling 1-800-537-4341, 24 hours a day seven days a week. Have your model and serial number available.

If you had or have exterior Masonite Hardboard Siding installed and incorporated into your property between January 1, 1980 and January 15, 1998, you may have a right to compensation for damage associated with your siding if you file timely claim. CLAIMS FILING DEADLINES: Claims�Seven Year Program: January 15, 2005; Claims�Ten Year Program: January 15, 2008

Joint recall by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the Central Sprinkler Company. Nationwide recall of 8.4 million Omega brands fire sprinklers. The CPSC believes Omega fire sprinklers are defective and could fail in a fire, exposing the public to bodily injury or death. Call 1-800-896-5685 to request a Notice Packet that contains information on how to identify an Omega. Omega sprinklers are fire safety sprinklers that were manufactured by Central Sprinkler Company from 1983 to 1998. To request replacement sprinklers and to receive reimbursement, customers must submit Proof of Claims and Waiver and Release Forms (both found in the Notice Packet) no later than August 1, 1999 to participate fully in the Settlement. If you submit your claim postmarked after August 1, 1999, but by November 1, 2001, you will receive free replacement sprinklers but you will not receive any reimbursement toward installation costs. See. www.omegarecall.com for more information.

Louisiana-Pacific Inner-Seal Siding Litigation. You are an eligible claimant if you have incurred or incur damage on L-P Inner-Seal exterior siding installed prior to January 1, 1996 and file a claim prior to January 1, 2003. Claims Administration Information can be found at www.lpsidingclaims.com.

Other Helpful Links

www.cpsc.gov U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission for information on the latest consumer product recalls. CPSC, an independent Federal regulatory agency, helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products.

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