Popular Gas Company Issues Propane Recall
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
Western Gas is issuing a propane
recall due to possible fire and burn hazards. The company reported that the recalled
propane may leak due to insufficient levels of odorant. They are recalling
around 45.7 million galllons of propane and urging consumers to call their
supplier or Western Gas directly to determine if their propane is affected.
Consumers with portable cylinders can contact the retailer or the Western
Gas hotline to determine if their units are affected. There have not been
any injuries reported and the recalled propane was sold throughout several
It is estimated that there are over 14,300,000 million residential propane
customers and over 47,000,000 propane grill users. Each year 1 in 48,704
are injured in propane related accidents. This is an alarming statistic
when so many consumers use and depend on propane. Safety is always the
number one concern when working with or using a product that has been
recalled. Always follow the product recall directions to ensure proper
safety and minimize any chance of injuries. Sadly, injuries sustained
due to recalled products can become very costly and stressful. Many consumers
who are injured experience expensive medical bills, lost time from work
and emotional, physical and mental stress. Always consult a product liability
attorney if you or a loved one has been injured due to a faulty product.
The attorneys at Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC are experienced with product
liability cases and understand the sensitivity of these cases. We work
diligently on each case, focus on direct communication with each client
and specialize in settling cases to our client’s needs.
Contact our St. Louis office if you have been injured by a faulty or defective
product. We offer free no-obligation consultations and can schedule your
free appointment today.