Wolf Appliance Recalls Gas Ranges Due to Burn Hazard

From The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

September 3, 2008

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: Wolf Appliance Gas Ranges

Units: About 24,000

Manufacturer: Wolf Appliance Inc., of Madison, Wis.

Hazard: Delayed ignition of gas in the 18-inch oven can cause a flash of flames to be projected at a consumer when the range door is opened, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Wolf has received 97 reports of units experiencing delayed ignition, including 15 minor burns. There have been no reports of fires or property damage.

Description: This recall involves the following Wolf Appliance 48-Inch gas ranges with model numbers: P48, PS48 and R48. The gas ranges are stainless steel with a double oven. A “Wolf” appliance logo is on the front of the larger oven door.

Read the rest of the Consumer recall Release on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Website. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08391.html

For more information Visit: http://www.cpsc.gov

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 643-6408
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

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