Expanded Recall: BSH Home Appliances Corporation recalls Various Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard
- Starting date:
- October 19, 2017
- Posting date:
- October 19, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Expansion of October 1, 2015 recall
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and BSH Home Appliances Corporation
Bosch®, Thermador®, Gaggenau® Kenmore ®, and Jenn-Air Dishwashers
This expanded recall involves dishwasher models not included in the previous recall.
This recall expansion involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch®, Thermador®, Gaggenau®, Kenmore®, and Jenn-Air® brand dishwashers that were manufactured from September 2012 through January 2015. The original recall published in 2015 involved dishwashers manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013. Model and serial numbers are printed inside the dishwasher either on the top of the dishwasher inner door panel or on the right side of the dishwasher panel. The dishwashers are cUL certified with file number E103022.
|Brand||Model Numbers Starting with:||Serial Number Range|
* indicates models that were included in the previous recall on October 1, 2015. The date range was expanded for these models.
|FD9209 to 9403|
FD9401 to 9501
||DWHD44||FD 9209 to 9403|
|DWHD65*||FD 9401 to 9501|
|Gaggenau||DF2417*||DF2607*||DF2617*||FD 9401 to 9501|
|Jenn-Air||JDB9600CWS||JDB9600CWP||JDB9600CWX||FD 9404 to 9501|
Serial numbers starting with:103 or 104
|Brand||Model Numbers Starting With||Serial Number Range|
|Bosch||SGE63E, SGV63E, SHE68E, SHE7ER, SHE8ER, SHE9ER, SHE9PT, SHV58E, SHV68E, SHV7ER, SHV9ER, SHV9PT, SHX58E, SHX5ER, SHX68E, SHX7ER, SHX8ER, SHX9ER, SHX9PT, SPE5ES, SPV5ES, SPX5ES||FD8801 to FD9312|
|Thermador||DWHD64, DWHD65||FD8908 to FD9312|
|Gaggenau||DF2417, DF2607, DF2617||FD8904 to FD9312|
|Kenmore Elite||630.13003, 630.13023, 630.13993, 630.14003||Serial numbers starting with 010 or 013|
The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
As of October 16th, 2017, BSH Home Appliances has received no reports of property damage or injury in Canada. In the United States, the company has received five reports involving property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Approximately 106,200 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, of which 45,200 were involved in the previous recall. Approximately 557,500 were sold in the United States, of which 149,500 were involved in the previous recall.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from January 2013 to May 2015 in Canada at appliance and specialty retailers, department stores, authorized builder distributors, home improvement stores nationwide as well as online. Products affected by the previous recall were sold from January 2009 to May 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in United States and Germany.
BSH Home Appliances Corporation
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact the Safety Recall Hotline for a free inspection and repair.
For more information, consumers may contact the Safety Recall Hotline toll-free at 1-888-965-5813 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST Monday through Sunday or visit the brand websites as seen below. Note that dishwashers that were previously inspected and repaired as part of the October 2015 recall do not need to be inspected and repaired again.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.