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06-29-2007, 02:05 PM #1
Thermador oven recall
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 29, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 701-5230
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Fire Hazard with Thermador(r) Built-In Ovens Leads to Recall by BSH Home
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.
Name of Product: Thermador(r) Brand Built-In Ovens
Units: About 42,000
Manufacturer: BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Huntington Beach, Calif.
Hazard: The oven can have gaps in the insulation where overheating can
occur and when used in the self-cleaning mode it can cause nearby
cabinets to overheat. This can pose a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: BSH Home Appliances has received ten reports of
incidents including one which resulted in a fire that caused extensive
property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Thermador(r) Brand built-in single
ovens and combination models which have a conventional oven and a
microwave. The model numbers of the single ovens are C271B, C301B,
SEC271B and SEC301B. The model numbers of the combination models are
SEM272B, SEM302B, SEMW272B and SEMW302B. The ovens have date codes
between FD8403 and FD8701. The model number and date code can be found
on the underside of the control panel.
Sold at: Appliance and specialty stores nationwide from November 2004
through May 2007 for between $2,400 and $3,900.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the oven's self-cleaning mode and
contact BSH Home Appliances immediately to schedule an inspection and
free repair, if necessary.
Consumer Contact: BSH Home Appliances at (800) 701-5230 between 7 a.m.
and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. For more information, visit the
firm's Web site at Thermador
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to:
Fire Hazard with Thermador® Built-In Ovens Leads to Recall by BSH Home Appliances Corp.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting
the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more
than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents
cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed
to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire,
electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children. The
CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys,
cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals -
contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of
deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's
hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270, or
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07-02-2007, 07:12 PM #2
Re: Thermador oven recall
For some reason my subscription was deactivated and I missed this one.
I have a builder that I do QA for, all Thermador ovens and micros, he's going though his receipts tomorrow to check if any are on the list.
He sends his thanks to you as well.
badair http://www.adairinspection.com Garland, TX 75042 TREC # 4563
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