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Almost 500000 Dishwashers Recalled Over Fire Hazard

Almost 500000 Dishwashers Recalled Over Fire Hazard”

Sold between January 2013 and May 2015, the Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau, Kenmore and Jenn-Air brand dishwashers all feature power cords that can overheat, posing a potential fire hazard.

Almost half a million dishwasher are being recalled by BSH Home Appliances due to potential fire hazards.

Consumers with these products are urged to stop using them immediately and contact the Safety Recall Hotline at 1-888-965-5813 for a free inspection and fix.

This latest move is an expansion of a 2015 Health Canada recall that saw 45,200 dishwashing machines recalled under the Bosch, Thermador, Gaggenau and Kenmore Elite brands.

A full list of the affected models can be found at Health Canada's recall page.

The dishwashers, which were made in Germany and the U.S., were sold nationwide from January 2013 to May 2015.

"The model and serial numbers are printed inside the dishwasher either on the top of the dishwasher inner door panel or on the side of the dishwasher panel", CPSC said in the recall notice.



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