Title of Product:
GE-brand Free-Standing French Door Fridges in Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Metal
The freezer deal with can detach when a client tries to open the freezer drawer, posing a fall hazard to the buyer.
April 14, 2022
About 155,000 (As well as, about 2,300 have been bought in Canada)
This recall entails six fashions of GE-brand French Door Fridges with backside freezers in fingerprint resistant stainless-steel, which have been manufactured from February 2020 by way of August 2021. The model title, mannequin, and serial quantity for every unit are printed on a label situated on the highest of the left aspect of the inside of the fridge compartment. The fridges are 36 inches extensive.
The affected mannequin numbers are GFE26JYMKFFS, GFE26JYMNFFS
GNE27EYMKFFS, GNE27EYMNFFS, GNE27JYMKFFS, and GNE27JYMNFFS.
The serial numbers for the affected fashions start with one of many following two letter mixtures: DR, FR, GR, HR, LR, MR, RR, SR, TR, VR, ZR, AS, DS, FS, GS, HS, LS, MS.
Shoppers ought to contact GE Home equipment to find out if their unit is a part of the recall and to schedule a free in-home service name to have the freezer’s deal with mounting fasteners changed and the deal with re-installed and for directions for secure use pending a restore. The agency is contacting all recognized purchasers immediately.
The agency has acquired 71 experiences of the freezer drawer deal with detaching, leading to 37 reported accidents, together with three severe fall accidents.
The Dwelling Depot, Lowe’s, Finest Purchase and different residence enchancment and residential equipment shops nationwide and on-line at Lowes.com and BestBuy.com from February 2020 by way of January 2022 for between $1,900 and $2,500, relying on the mannequin.
GE Home equipment, a Haier firm, of Louisville, Kentucky
This recall was carried out, voluntarily by the corporate, below CPSC’s Quick Monitor Recall course of. Quick Monitor remembers are initiated by companies, who decide to work with CPSC to shortly announce the recall and treatment to guard customers.
Concerning the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Shopper Product Security Fee (CPSC) is charged with defending the general public from unreasonable danger of harm or dying related to the usage of hundreds of forms of client merchandise. Deaths, accidents, and property injury from client product-related incidents price the nation greater than $1 trillion yearly. CPSC’s work to make sure the protection of client merchandise has contributed to a decline within the price of accidents related to client merchandise over the previous 50 years.
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