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Thermador recalls built-in ovens over fire threat

Thermador recalls built-in ovens over fire threat

BSH Home Appliances Corp. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a voluntary recall of more than 37,000 Thermador Built-In Ovens. This is the second major recall of Thermador ovens, as another 42,000 were recalled in June 2007. The current recall was caused by gaps in the insulation that can cause nearby cabinetry to catch fire, specifically during the self-cleaning process.

The Huntington Beach, California-based BSH Home Appliances has received two reports of cabinet fires from consumers thus far, as well as one additional report of incident. However, no injuries have been reported at this time. Both the CPSC and BSH urge consumers to stop using their Thermador Built-In Ovens immediately and contact BSH for further instructions.

Consumers who own and use Thermador’s built in double ovens with model numbers C272B, C302B, SEC272, SEC302, SECD272 and SECD302 and serial numbers between FD8403 through FD8701 are affected by this recall. These models were manufactured and sold between June 2004 and July 2007 at most major appliance stores, and cost between $3,000 and $4,400. Serial numbers are located on the underside of the oven’s control panel.

BHS and Thermador will provide a free inspection and repair if a consumer’s Thermador oven poses a threat to cabinetry fires. Thermador customer service representatives are available at (800) 701-5230 at any time, and additional information is available at www.thermador.com.

If you or a loved one owns one of the affected Thermador models and have experienced problems with cabinetry or kitchen fires, as well as burns, contact Newsome Law Firm and fill out a case evaluation form today. Our team of attorneys has experience specific to complications associated with household appliance recall. Not only can they give you the legal guidance you need, they can help you get the compensation you deserve.

Burn hazard forces recall of Acer notebooks

Burn hazard forces recall of Acer notebooks

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that the Acer America Corporation of San Jose, California, is launching a voluntary recall of more than 22,000 various models of Acer-Aspire series laptops and notebook computers. Both the CPSC and Acer urge consumers who have purchased an Acer notebook in the past year to cease using their laptops until they have determined that the specific model is safe from flaws or they have contacted Acer to have the free repair performed.

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Sagittarius announces recall of Master Forge five-burner grill

Sagittarius announces recall of Master Forge five-burner grill

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the voluntary recall of nearly 10,000 Master Forge Five-Burner Gas Grills, and requests that consumers who have purchased any models of this propane grill to stop using it immediately until they have contacted the manufacturer and obtained the free repair kit. The model number in question is L3218.

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Recall announced for 98,000 LG Portable Humidifiers

Recall announced for 98,000 LG Portable Humidifiers

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that the LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Company of China has begun a voluntary recall for its line of Portable Dehumidifiers. Both the USCPSC and LG Electronics are urging consumers to cease using the various models of recalled humidifiers and to contact the manufacturer or distributor immediately.

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Multiple Hunting Products Face Voluntary Recalls

Multiple Hunting Products Face Voluntary Recalls

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the voluntary recall of two hunting-related products as hunting season is well under way. The first product is the EXO-Tech Safety Harness, which is proving to have difficulty in living up to the product’s name. Manufactured by Gorilla, Inc., the safety harness has a defective webbing attachment, which can lead to ripping. The belt loops on the harness are not properly anchored to the harness webbing, which eliminates the possibility of intended support for climbers, thus allowing falls and consequentially serious injuries.

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LG Sourcing, Lowe’s announce recall of gas grills

LG Sourcing, Lowe’s announce recall of gas grills

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced that a series of gas grills sold exclusively at Lowe’s store have been recalled due to dangerous burn and fire hazards caused by faulty burners in a variety of unit models. The voluntary recall is for more than 663,000 units of the Perfect Flame SLG Series Gas Grills in stores located in the U.S., as well as 1,700 units in Lowe’s stores located in Canada. The SLG gas grills were sold in the U.S. between September 2005 and May 2009 and varied in price from $200 to $550

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RockHard dietary supplement recalls potentially hazardous pills

RockHard dietary supplement recalls potentially hazardous pills

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that RockHard Laboratories has voluntarily recalled its dietary supplement “RockHard Weekend” throughout the nation because of the possible presence of the drug sulfoaildenfil. The active drug is not listed on the RockHard Weekend ingredients, however it is a variation of the drug Sildenfil, which is used to prevent erectile dysfunction. When combined with certain other prescription medications, sulfoaildenfil can lower blood pressure to critical levels, greatly endangering the unsuspecting user.

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