Appliances recalled due to safety or product defects are found in one in every ten homes. If a manufacturer designs a dangerous product, they must recall that item and fix it free of charge.
How Do I find Out If an Appliance Has Been Recalled?
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission provides a website to make recall information accessible to consumers for free to search and find out whether a specific product has been recalled.To search by the products in your home, follow the below steps.
- Visit USCPSC's website at https://m-recalls.cpsc.gov/#/
- Click on the Search Option at the bottom of the screen
- Input Your Product Model Number of the Appliance in Your Home
- Click Apply
- Repeat for all appliances in your home.
For help on using their search features, visit https://m-recalls.cpsc.gov/docs/#installation.
What Information Is Provided for Recalled Appliances?
The information USCPSC will provide on a recalled product include:
- Recall Date
- Description of the product and model numbers included in the recall
- Recall Number
- Consumer contact information
- Any injuries reported to date
- List of retailers