Recalled as a Fire hazard, Worthington Industries’ propylene, MAPP, and Map Pro gas cylinders may still be on a shelf in your garage or basement
Maybe you bought a few of Worthington Industries’ Gas Cylinders to have on hand for a plumbing or home improvement project years ago. You only used part of one and stored that and the extra cylinders in your garage, basement, or storeroom.
Before reaching for one of those cylinders for a new project, be aware, close to 30 million Worthington Industries’ propylene, MAPP, and Map Pro gas cylinders were recalled in 2012 and still pose a major threat today.
The cylinders were sold under the Worthington and Bernzomatic brands and several other private labels at wholesale plumbing and contractor supply distributors as well as retail home improvement stores like Home Depot, Lowes, and Ace. The seals on the recalled propylene and methylacetylene-propadiene gas cylinders were found to leak after soldering, or brazing torches were disconnected, causing a potential fire hazard. Sometimes these products are stored next to other flammable products, such as paint, cleaning products, and solvents in garages and basements which may further exacerbate the fire danger.
Meyers & Flowers is warning homeowners, general contractors, plumbers, and tradespeople to be aware of this important recall. Instructions on how to dispose of the recalled products can be found here.
The firm is also prepared to assist those who have suffered an injury or property damage due to a fire in their home or business caused by a Worthington Industries’ Map Pro, Propylene and MAPP Gas Cylinders. Contact the Meyers & Flowers team to discuss your legal recourse.
The firm has worked with numerous clients who have been affected or injured by recalled products. We understand the intricacies of taking on major corporations and are ready to discuss your legal recourse. We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-221-2511.