Over-the-Range Microwaves Recalled by Samsung™ Due to Shock Hazard
June 7, 2010
On November 5, 2009 Samsung™ Electronics America Inc., of Ridgefield Park, N.J. recalled approximately 43,000 over-the-range microwave ovens. The reason for the recall is 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.
The recall involves Samsung™ 1000 watt over-the-range microwave ovens. The following model and serial numbers are included in this recall:
|Affected production lots||Affected Serial Number Range|
|From serial number||To serial number|
|All SMH9151x produced from January through May 2009:||xxxxxxxS1xxxxxx||xxxxxxxS5xxxxxx|
|Some products produced in June were also affected:||From serial number||To serial number|
These units were sold at retail stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for between $180 and $200. They were manufactured in Malaysia.
You should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled product, and contact Samsung™ to schedule a free repair. 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 their web site at www.samsung.com/otrrecall
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