May 17, 2001BSH Home Appliances Corp.
Recalls Thermal/Microwave Ovens
Los Angeles, CA (SafetyAlerts)
- BSH Home Appliances Corp. said today it is recalling about 2,300 Thermador® brand
combination thermal/microwave ovens. The oven door may not lock properly when the oven is
put into the "self clean" mode. While the oven is in "self clean"
mode, intense heat is generated to clean the oven. If oxygen is introduced by opening the
oven door during the "self clean" mode, combustible material left inside can
ignite and pose a fire risk.
The oven has a steel frame around glass panels and comes in a black, white or stainless
steel finish. It is sold as a single or double-stacked unit. The model numbers included in
the recall are CM301UB, CM302UB, CM301UW, CM302UW, CM301US, and CM302US with serial
numbers that begin with 2003 through 2010. The model and serial numbers are located on a
data plate inside the grill located beneath the control panel that reads
"Thermador" on the right hand side of the oven.
Appliance and specialty stores
nationwide sold the ovens to homebuilders and contractors from about May 2000 through May
2001 for about $3,000 to $4,600.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.
Consumers should stop using the "self clean" mode of the recalled ovens
immediately and contact Thermador at (800) 735-4328 between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday
through Friday to arrange for a free inspection and if needed, free repair. Media
inquiries should be directed to Gary Ball at (714) 899-4166.