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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

March 12, 2009
Release # 09-152
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 866-8235
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Valero Marketing & Supply Co. Announce Recall to Inspect Propane Gas; Can Pose Fire and Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Units:

Manufacturer: Valero Marketing & Supply Co., of San Antonio, Texas

Hazard: An odorant is added to propane to help alert customers to a propane gas leak, but this propane might not have the recommended level of odorant. Failure to detect leaking gas can present a fire, explosion or thermal burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes propane that may have been purchased from the retailers listed below:

State Distributors
Alabama Country Gas
Dowdle Gas
Arkansas Famers Supply
California Aeropres Corp.
Amerigas Propane
Enterprise Products
Ferrell North America
Heritage Propane
Kiva Energy
Mutual Liquid Gas and Equipment
Pacific Coast Propane LLC
Sal's Propane, Inc.
Suburban Propane, LP
Targa Liquids Marketing
Ted Johnson Propane Co.
United Pacific Energy
Mississippi Columbus Butane
Coombs Gas
Dowdle Gas
Enterprise LP
Graeber Bros.
Johnson Propane Gas
F.O. James
Pontotoc Butane Gas
Rebel Gas
Thomas LP
Tennessee Baker Gas & Oil
Brownsville Utility
Coombs Gas
Dixie Gas
Dowdle Gas
Wilder LP Gas

Sold to: Retail propane dealers listed in chart from January 2008 through October 2008.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers with propane purchased or delivered between January 2008 and October 2008 should immediately contact their propane gas suppliers or retail locations where home propane tank or portable cylinders were filled for testing of the propane and to receive additional odorant as needed.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact toll-free at (866) 940-8235 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit the Propane Recall Website at

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