Whirlpool Recalls Glass Cooktops with Touch Controls Due to Burn and Fire ...



This recall involves cooktops with a glass cooking surface, touch controls, radiant and downdraft radiant models sold under the Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir brands with the following model numbers. They were manufactured from December 2016 through July 2019. The brand name is printed on the cooktop and the model number and serial numbers are printed on the underside of the cooktop. The model numbers beginning with K are KitchenAid models, the model numbers beginning with W are Whirlpool models, and the model numbers beginning with J are JennAir models. Model Numbers Radiant Model Numbers Begin With: KCES950HSS KCES950HBL KCES956HSS KCES956HBL WCE97US0HS WCE97US0HB WCE97US6HS WCE97US6HB JEC4430HS JEC4430HB JEC4536HS JEC4536HB JEC4424HB Downdraft Radiant Model Numbers Begin With: JED4430GB JED4536GB JED4430GS JED4536GS
Product:
Whirlpool, KitchenAid and JennAir brand glass cooktops with touch controlsAbout 26,300 (In addition about 2,800 units were sold in Canada and 128 units in Mexico)
Inconjunctions:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70747r-eng.php
URL : https://www.gob.mx/profeco/documentos/alertas-al-consumidor-2019
Retailer:
Lowe’s, The Home Depot, Best Buy and other home improvement, home appliance and other stores and online from March 2017 through August 2019 for between $1,150 and $2,500.
Distributor:
Whirlpool Corporation, of Benton Harbor, Mich.
Recall Date:    Aug 28, 2019
Injury:
Whirlpool Corporation has received 133 reports of incidents involving the cooktop surface elements turning on by themselves. This resulted in 14 reports, including 13 in the U.S. and 1 in Canada, of heat damage to nearby items and four reports of items catching on fire, including one report of property damage. Two minor burn injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Whirlpool Corporation, of Benton Harbor, Mich.
Mfg Country:
U.S.
Recall ID:    8646
Last Published:    Aug 28, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19189
Emert Status:    Announced