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"Recall Alerts"

02-11-2002

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and BSH Home Appliances Corp. Announce Recall of Thermador Gas Ranges


(1) CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORP. ANNOUNCE RECALL OF THERMADOR GAS RANGES

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Huntington Beach, California, is voluntarily recalling about 2,460 Thermador brand gas ranges. Hot air is vented below the small oven and causes the metal surface on the door of this oven to get too hot, presenting a burn hazard to consumers.

The recalled ovens are 48-inch All-Gas Professional Ranges and were sold under the Thermador brand name. The ranges are stainless steel and have small and large side-by-side ovens. Only model numbers PRG484GGUS, PRG486GDUS, and PRG486GLUS and serial number ranges 98020001-98129999, 99010001-99129999, 20010001-20129999 and 81010001- 81119999 are included in the recall. The model and serial number are located on a data plate behind the kick panel at the bottom front of the range.

For more information or to locate a local authorized service center, contact Thermador at (800) 735-4328 between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time Monday through Friday.

The CPSC point of contact is Nychelle Fleming. The release number is 02-097, (301) 504-0580 Ext. 1192. The CPSC release can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml02/02097.html

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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