Whirlpool Recalls KitchenAid Electric Kettles Due to Burn Hazard
Recall Date: February 20, 2018
Recall Number: 18-103 Recall Summary
Name of Product:
KitchenAid electric kettles Hazard:
The handle can loosen and separate from the kettle, causing hot contents to spill, posing a burn hazard. Remedy: Replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kettles and contact Whirlpool for a free replacement. Consumer Contact:
Whirlpool Corporation at 800-874-0608 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://repair.whirlpool.com
for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Whirlpool-Recalls-KitchenAid-Electric-Kettles-Due-to-Burn-HazardRecall Details
About 40,200 (In addition, 47,300 units were sold in Canada and 1,600 in Mexico)About 9,600
This recall involves KitchenAid 1.7 Liter Electric Kettles. The kettles were sold in stainless steel, red, black, white, liquid graphite and cocoa silver. Model numbers and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the kettle. KitchenAid is written on the front of the kettles. A complete list of model and serial numbers included in this recall is posted on the firm’s website at http://repair.whirlpool.com Incidents/Injuries
Whirlpool Corporation has received 79 reports in the U.S. (19 in Canada) of handles separating, including three reports in the US (one in Canada) of minor burn injuries.
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