Author Topic: Samsung™ Over-the-Range Microwaves Recalled Due to Shock Hazard  (Read 1072 times)

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Name of Product: Samsung Over-the-Range Microwave Ovens

Units: About 43,000

Importer: Samsung Electronics America Inc., of Ridgefield Park, N.J.

Hazard: If an installation bolt comes in contact with an electrical component inside the unit and the microwave is plugged into an ungrounded outlet, it could create a shock hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves Samsung 1000 watt over-the-range microwave ovens. The following model and serial numbers are included in this recall:

Affected production lotsAffected Serial Number Range
 From serial numberTo serial number
All SMH9151x produced from January through May 2009:xxxxxxxS1xxxxxxxxxxxxxS5xxxxxx
 
Some products produced in June were also affected:From serial numberTo serial number
SMH9151BxxxxxxOS600001
xxxxxxTS600001
xxxxxxOS600100
xxxxxxTS601100
SMH9151SxxxxxxTS600001xxxxxxTS601386
SMH9151STxxxxxxTS600001xxxxxxTS600330
SMH9151STExxxxxxTS600001xxxxxxTS600330
SMH9151WxxxxxxOS600001
xxxxxxTS600001
xxxxxxOS600200
xxxxxxTS602055

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for between $180 and $200.

Manufactured in: Malaysia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled product, and contact Samsung to schedule a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Samsung toll-free at (888) 402-6974 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET 7 days a week, or visit the firm's Web site at www.samsung.com/otrrecall

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