Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Interline Brands Recalls Swivel Fittings Due to Fire Hazard

Name of product: ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel Fittings

Hazard: The fittings can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund Replace

Recall date: March 28, 2019

Units: About 140,000

Consumer Contact: Interline toll-free at 888-704-7324 from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.interlinebrands.com and click on Leran then click on www.lerangasproducts.com and at the bottom of the page click on product recall.

Description: This recall involves multiple sizes of ProPlus Brass Flare Swivel fittings used as connectors for copper tubing. The brass, gold-colored fittings connect two male flare nuts opposite to each other. The Swivels were used primarily for LP gas (propane) applications by professional installers.

Model Number



1/4" x 1/4"


3/8" x 3/8"


1/2" x 1/2"


1/2" x 3/8"


5/8" x 5/8"


5/8" x 1/2"


Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Interline for a full refund or a replacement fitting. Consumers with recalled fittings that have already been installed should contact Interline to arrange for a professional installation of a free replacement fitting. Incidents/Injuries: Interline has received two reports of the swivels leaking at installation.

Sold At: Hardware retailers from August 2017 through November 2018 and sold to professional installers by Leran, Barnett, Hardware Express, SupplyWorks, Wilmar and Maintenance USA stores from August 2017 through July 2018 for between $1 and $8.

Manufacturer: Zhejiang ACME Pipe Fitting Co., LTD, of China

Importer: Interline Brands, Inc., of Jacksonville, Fla

Manufactured In: China