Safety Alert Number 0911295

Samsung™ Over-the-Range Microwaves Recalled
Due to Shock Hazard
Release # 10-031
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 402-6974
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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: Samsung Over-the-Range Microwave Ovens
Units: About 43,000
Importer: Samsung Electronics America Inc. , of Ridgefield Park, N.J. Hazard: 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. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: 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 to xxxxxxxS5xxxxxx
Some products produced in June were also affected:
SMH9151B / xxxxxxOS600001 to xxxxxxOS600100 and xxxxxxTS600001 to xxxxxxTS601100
SMH9151S / xxxxxxTS600001 to xxxxxxTS601386
SMH9151ST / xxxxxxTS600001 to xxxxxxTS600330
SMH9151STE / xxxxxxTS600001 to xxxxxxTS600330
SMH9151W / xxxxxxOS600001 to xxxxxxOS600200 and xxxxxxTS600001 to xxxxxxTS602055
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide from January 2009 through July 2009 for between $180 and $200. Manufactured in: Malaysia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled product, and contact Samsung to schedule a free repair. Consumer Contact: 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 the firm's Web site at
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