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John Arnold
06-12-2007, 05:59 PM
I've been on "vacation". If no one else has posted this:

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

June 7, 2007
Release #07-207

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 758-1001
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Thermador Ceramic Cooktops Recalled by BSH Home Appliances Corp. Due to
Fire 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. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Product: Thermador Brand Ceramic Cooktops

Units: About 2,000

Manufacturer: BSH Home Appliances Corp. of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Hazard: The cooktop can come on by itself when switched off, creating a
fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The cooktop has electric and induction heating elements
with a black ceramic glass surface. This recall involves model numbers
CIT302DS/01 and CIT362DS/01 with date codes between 8606 and 8612. The
model number and date code can be found on the underside of the cooktop.

Sold at: Appliance and specialty stores nationwide from October 2006
through March 2007 for between $1,800 and $2,200.

Manufactured in: Spain

Remedy: Consumers should disconnect the cooktop at the circuit breaker
when not in use, and never leave anything on the cooktop when it is
unattended. Contact BSH Home Appliances for a free in-home repair.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact BSH Home Appliances at
(800) 758-1001 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm's Web site at Thermador (http://www.thermador.com)

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:
Thermador® Ceramic Cooktops Recalled by BSH Home Appliances Corp. Due to Fire Hazard (http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07207.html)