Safety Alert Number 1001315

BSH Home Appliances Corp. Expands Recall of
Thermador® Built-In Ovens Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 10-118
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 701-5230
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 products. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Thermador® Built-In Ovens
Units: About 37,000 (42,000 built-in ovens were previously recalled in June 2007)
Manufacturer: BSH Home Appliances Corp. , of Huntington Beach, Calif. Hazard: The ovens can have gaps in the insulation where overheating can occur and when used in the self-cleaning mode
it can cause nearby cabinets to catch fire. This poses a fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: BSH Home Appliances has received three additional reports of incidents, including two that resulted in
fires that damaged surrounding cabinets. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recall involves Thermador Brand built-in double ovens with model numbers C272B, C302B, SEC272,
SEC302, SECD272 and SECD302 and serial numbers between FD8403 through FD8701. Model and serial numbers are
located on the underside of the control panel. Sold at: Appliance and specialty stores nationwide from June 2004 through July 2007 for between $3,000 and $4,400. Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the oven's self-cleaning mode and contact the firm to schedule an
inspection and free repair, if necessary. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Thermador at (800) 701-5230 24 hours/day, 7 days/week, or visit
the firm's Web site at
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