CPSC: Electrolux ICON(r) and Kenmore PRO(r) Gas Ranges Recalled Due to Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Electrolux ICON and Kenmore 30" PRO Gas Ranges
Units: About 900
Manufacturer: Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Augusta, Ga.
Hazard: An incorrect part allows more fuel to pass to the range's oven than can be burned efficiently, causing incomplete combustion and the release of carbon monoxide. This poses a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Electrolux has received four reports of incidents involving carbon monoxide being released from the recalled gas range. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The following Electrolux ICON and Kenmore PRO 30" free-standing gas range model and serial numbers are included in this recall. For Electrolux ICON, the model and serial numbers are located on the back of the range. For the Kenmore PRO, the model and serial numbers are located near the base of the range just below the bottom right portion of the oven door and also on the back of the range. Not all serial numbers within these ranges are included in the recall.
Electrolux ICON Gas Range: E30GF74HPS
Kenmore PRO 30" Gas Range: 790.76913800, 790.76913801
Serial Number Range for all brands/models: NF83000000 - NF93633000
Sold at: Appliance retailers nationwide from August 2008 through October 2009 for between $2,500 and $3,500.
Manufactured in: Canada
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the range's oven and contact Electrolux for the Electrolux ICON or Sears for the Kenmore PRO to schedule a free repair. Consumers can continue to use the cooktop (top burners) and the broiler as well as any clock and/or timer functions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Electrolux toll-free at (888) 360-8557 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., or visit the firm's Web site at www.gasrangeorifice.com. Consumers with Kenmore PRO brand ranges should call Sears toll-free at (800) 733-2299 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday.