Safety Alert Number 0808170


Potential for Contaminated Kerosene in Southwestern New York State.

The geographic area of distribution for this product primarily affects Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. However, the distribution area borders on Southwestern New York State. The possibility exists that the Kerosene in this recall may be sold in New York or purchased by the consumer in Pennsylvania and brought back to New York State for use. This Safety Alert is being issued because this possibility does exist.

Incident Date: 08/20/2008
Reported By: Petroleum Products Corp
John Arnold Phone Number: 717-443-0128

Contaminated Kerosene

WESTERN AREA/REGION
Location: Distribution ranges from Wooster, Ohio in the west, to Ligonier, PA. in the east, to Erie, PA in the north and Weston, WVA. to the south.

Description of Incident:  See press release below concerning a potential contamination of kerosene from the Petroleum Products Corp. , Coraopolis terminal in the Pittsburgh area. The geographic area of distribution ranges from Wooster, Ohio in the west, to Ligonier, PA. in the east, to Erie, PA. in the north and Weston, WVA. to the south. Kerosene purchased from May 1, 2008 until August 19, 2008 may be dangerous and should not be used. The kerosene may be contaminated with gasoline, creating a risk of fire or explosion.

KEROSENE PURCHASED FROM MAY 1, 2008 UNTIL AUGUST 19, 2008 MAY BE DANGEROUS AND SHOULD NOT BE USED

HARRISBURG, PA, August 20, 2008: Pittsburgh Terminals Corp. , a Pennsylvania company, has discovered a possible malfunction in a valve that may have contaminated kerosene distributed between May 1, 2008 and August 19, 2008 in the following geographic areas:  all of western Pennsylvania; eastern Ohio; northern West Virginia; and the southwestern border of New York.

THE KEROSENE MAY BE CONTAMINATED WITH GASOLINE, CREATING A RISK OF FIRE OR EXPLOSION.

Anyone who purchased kerosene from a retailer within the geographic areas noted above and between May 1, 2008 and August 19, 2008 should not use the kerosene. Instead, the kerosene should be returned immediately to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement of the kerosene and the returned container.

This notice is voluntarily issued by Pittsburgh Terminals Corp. to ensure the safety of its consumers. For more information about this important notice and how to properly dispose of this possibly contaminated kerosene, please call (717) 939-0466 or email KeroseneRecall@ppcTerminals.com.

Once again, anyone who purchased kerosene from a retailer within the geographic areas noted above and between May 1, 2008 and August 19, 2008 should not use the kerosene. Instead, the kerosene should be returned immediately to the place of purchase for a full refund or replacement of the kerosene and the returned container.