Fisher & Paykel Appliances 30" Freestanding Gas Range recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
April 18, 2019
Posting date:
April 18, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Appliances
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard, Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68584

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Fisher & Paykel Appliances 30" Freestanding Gas Range
  • Issue: Gas may escape from the connection, posing a fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately shut off the gas supply to appliance and not use until the rear gas connection to the range has been inspected and serviced.

Affected products

Fisher & Paykel 30" Freestanding Gas Range

Product description

This recall involves 3 freestanding gas ranges 76 centimeters (30 inches) wide with the model numbers and serial numbers listed in the table below. Only ranges with the serial number listed below are affected.

The following models are recalled:
Part Number (CA) Model Number Serial Number UPC
81311 OR30SDG4X1 802260343 822843813117
81311 OR30SDG4X1 802260396 822843813117
81311 OR30SDG4X1 8052602844 822843813117

The model number and serial number are located on the rating plate as shown in the images.

Hazard identified

The connection in the range's gas line may be loose. There is a potential for gas to escape from the connection, posing an explosion or fire hazard. 

As of April 11, 2019, the company has received 5 reports in Canada of gas odour and no reports of fire or injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 3 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled ranges were sold from March 2018 to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.

Companies

Distributor
Fisher & Paykel Appliances Inc.
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Fisher & Paykel Appliances Italy S.P.A
Treviso
ITALY

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately shut off the gas supply to the appliance and not use it until the rear gas connection to the range has been inspected and serviced.  This service may be arranged with Fisher & Paykel at no cost to the consumer. If you are unsure how to shut off the appliances gas supply please contact your gas fitter.

For more information, consumers may contact Fisher & Paykel by telephone toll free at 1.866.936.7327. from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday EST, by e-mail   or visit the company's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.