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GE Appliances recalls free-standing and slide-in ranges

The ranges can tip over when a heavy object is placed on an open oven door

Free-standing range
Photo source: CPSC
GE Appliances of Louisville, Ky., is recalling about 145,000 free-standing and slide-in electric and gas ranges sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The ranges can tip over when a heavy object is placed on an open oven door and the anti-tip-over bracket is not secured to the wall or floor, posing a tip-over hazard and risk of burn injuries from hot food or liquids in cookware.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves 30-inch, 24-inch, and 20-inch free-standing and slide-in electric and gas ranges from seven brands: GE, GE Profile, Café, Haier, Hotpoint, Crosley, and Conservator.

The brand name, model number, and serial number are printed on a label visible on each unit. Ranges with a serial number that starts with either “HS” or “LS” and ends with “P” and have a model number prefix listed in the chart found here are included in this recall.

The ranges, manufactured in Mexico, were sold at Lowe’s, Home Depot, Best Buy, and other home improvement and home appliance stores nationwide and online from May 2021, through July 2021, for between $580 and $4,600, depending on the model.

What to do

Consumers should contact GE Appliances to determine if their unit is part of the recall and to schedule a free in-home service call to inspect the recalled range’s anti-tip bracket and ensure it is securely fastened to the floor or wall.

Consumers can continue to use the recalled ranges but are cautioned not to place any objects on the open oven door until the range’s anti-tip bracket has been inspected and repaired, if necessary.

Consumers should not return the recalled ranges to the place of purchase, as retailers are not prepared to take the units back. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact GE Appliances toll-free at (877) 247-9770 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) or online at www.geappliances.com. Consumers can click on “Appliance Recalls” at the bottom of the company's webpage for more information.

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