About Liebherr Built-In 24-Inch Wide Single Door Refrigerators

Recall Date: 1/27/2010

Liebherr Recalls Built-In Refrigerators Due to Injury Hazard; Door Can Detach NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2010 Release # 10-122 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 337-2653 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Liebherr Recalls Built-In Refrigerators Due to Injury Hazard; Door Can Detach 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Liebherr Built-In 24-Inch Wide Single Door Refrigerators Units: About 2,700 Importer: Liebherr-Canada Ltd of Ontario, Canada Manufacturer: Liebherr-Hausgeraete Ochsenhausen GmbH, of Germany Hazard: The refrigerator’s door can detach, posing an injury hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Liebherr has received 13 reports of doors detaching, including two reports of injuries involving bruising and strains. Description: This recall involves Liebherr built-in 24-inch wide single door refrigerators with model numbers R1400, RI1400, RB1400, and RBI1400 sold individually or as a component of side-by-side refrigerators. The refrigerators come in stainless steel and various custom finishes and are built into the kitchen cabinetry. “Liebherr” is written on the top interior control panel. The model number can be found on a label located behind the bottom drawer on the left interior side of the single door refrigerator. The side-by-side refrigerators were marketed as model numbers SBS240, SBS24 I0, SBS245, SBS24I5. This model number is not found on the product. Sold by: Appliance and specialty retailers nationwide from January 2005 through November 2009 for between $2,500 and $3,200. Manufactured in: Germany Remedy: Consumers with recalled refrigerators should contact Liebherr immediately to schedule a free in-home repair. Consumers should check their refrigerator immediately to see whether the door hinge pin has become loose (see below). If the hinge has not become loose and the door is functioning properly, consumers may continue to use the refrigerator until it is repaired. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Liebherr toll-free at (877) 337-2653 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT or visit Liebherr’s Web site at www.liebherr-appliances.com Individual Unit Individual Unit in Side-By-Side Installation

Consumer Contact

null

Manufacturers

  • Liebherr

Made In

  • Germany

Category ID: 2096

Hazards

  • Internal Injury

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Report an incident with Liebherr Built-In 24-Inch Wide Single Door Refrigerators

Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2010/Liebherr-Recalls-Built-In-Refrigerators-Due-to-Injury-Hazard-Door-Can-Detach