Precautions When Acquiring Second-Hand Items
Recently, there has been an increase in accidents with second-hand goods purchased via recycle shops, Internet auctions, and the like. Please pay attention to the following points in order to prevent accidents when using second-hand items.
Always have the items inspected (professionally) before using
Please be sure to have the items checked before using in order to prevent accidents caused by the following.
* Please refrain from using second-hand gas connection devices, because deterioration of such devices may lead to gas leakage.
- Devices targeted for recall
- Devices that are remodeled or with parts removed
- Devices near the end of their useful lives
- Devices infested with dust and/or foreign matter
- Devices with gas leaks, water leaks, etc.
Ask the dealer or professional installer to handle installation
Please ask the dealer or an installer with professional expertise to handle equipment involved in installation. According to laws and regulations, installation of gas equipment must be done by qualified persons.
Please also contact with the following entity for confirmation.
■ Japan Industrial Association of Gas and Kerosene Appliances(JGKA)"Precautions When Acquiring Second-Hand Items" (Japanese only)
■ National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE) (announced on August 23, 2018)An unexpected accident happened when I used a second-hand item! Pay attention to prevent accidents caused by incorrect usage and recalled products (Japanese only)
If you feel something is unusual
If you feel something is unusual, please discontinue use and read the instruction manual to confirm the correct usage.
If repair or inspection is necessary, please contact your dealer or our company.