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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following product safety alert is from the CPSC on October 1, 2015.

Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers have been recalled because the power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador brand dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013. Model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the dishwashers’ inner door panels. The following brands, models and serial numbers are being recalled:

Brand

Model # beginning with

Serial # range

Bosch

SGE63E, SGV63E, SHE68E, SHE7ER, SHE8ER,  SHE9ER, SHE9PT,  SHV58E, SHV68E, SHV7ER, SHV9ER, SHV9PT, SHX58E,  SHX5ER, SHX68E, SHX7ER, SHX8ER, SHX9ER, SHX9PT,  SPE5ES,  SPV5ES, SPX5ES

FD 8801 - FD 9312

Gaggenau

 

DF2417,  DF2607, DF2617

FD 8904 – FD 9312

Thermador

 

DWHD64,  DWHD65

FD 8908  -  FD 9312

 

 

 

 

Model # beginning with

Serial # beginning with

Kenmore Elite

630.13003,  630.13023, 630.13993, 630.14003

010 or 013

Incidents/Injuries: BSH Home Appliances has received 10 reports of the electrical cord overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported. 

Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair.

Sold at appliance and specialty retailers, department stores, authorized builder distributors, home improvement stores nationwide and online between January 2009 and May 2014 for between $850 and $2600. Importer BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Irvine, Calif.; Manufactured in Germany

Consumer Contact:

  • BSH Home Appliances Repair Hotline toll-free at 888-965-5813 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Monday through Sunday or the brand Web site for more information.
  • Bosch www.bosch-home.com/us and click on Support, then Safety Notices
  • Gaggenau www.gaggenau.com/us and click on Support, then Safety Notices
  • Kenmore www.sears.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page
  • Thermador www.thermador.com and click on Support, then Safety Notices

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