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Safety Alert

Kenmore Electric Ranges Recalled by Electrolux Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Sears Kenmore 24-inch electric ranges

Hazard: The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Sears toll-free at (888) 281-3915 between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. CT Sunday or online at www.sears.com and www.kmart.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Units: About 3,000

Description: This recall involves Sears Kenmore 24-inch wide freestanding electric ranges with model number 790.90152 with serial numbers from NF408 through NF424 and model number 790.90153 with serial numbers from NF408 through NF427. The ranges have smooth cooktops and are white or black with stainless steel accents. The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom right frame of the range inside the storage drawer.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled electric ranges and contact Sears to schedule a free inspection and repair if necessary.

Sold at: Sears and Kmart stores nationwide from April 2014 through October 2014 for between $650 and $860.

Manufacturer: Electrolux, of Canada

Importer: Electrolux Home Products Inc., of Charlotte, N.C..

Manufactured in: Canada