ASKO Dishwasher recalled due to Fire Hazard
- Starting date:
- September 26, 2019
- Posting date:
- September 26, 2019
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
- Product: ASKO Dishwasher.
- Issue: The dishwasher may overheat posing a fire hazard.
- What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the ASKO Dishwashers and contact the firm to schedule repairs.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Gorenje Group.
This recall involves all ASKO Dishwashers sold in stainless steel and custom panel ready options. The model and serial numbers are printed inside the dishwasher on the right side of the tub. The dishwasher dimensions are 23-7/8" wide by 32-3/4" - 35.75" tall by 22" deep and are available in pocket, tubular or pro handles.
|Model Number||Serial Number Range|
|D5426XLS||49130164130001 - 49130171830050|
|D5526XLFI||49130464130001 - 49130480530127|
|D5526XXLFI||49130564130143 - 49130573530207|
|D5436XLS||49223164130001 - 49223173531000|
|D5536XLFI||49256564130001 - 49256572730426|
|D5536XXLFI||49256664230001 - 49256695030114|
|D5536XXLFISOF||49256764230001 - 49256772830024|
|D5636XLHS/TH||49256864130001 - 49256872430334|
|D5636XLHS/PH||49256964130001 - 49256971230025|
|D5636XXLHS/TH||49257064130001 - 49257073430220|
|D5636XXLHS/PH||49257164130106 - 49257184230232|
|D5636XXLSHI||49261264130001 - 49261273438338|
|D5556XXLFI||49263264230001 - 49263273930290|
|D5656XXLHS/TH||49263364630001 - 49263372830060|
|D5656XXLHS/PH||49263564230001 - 49263583730071|
The dishwashers internal wiring can overheat, melt, or catch fire, posing a fire hazard.
As of September 24th, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 69 reports of incidents and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 4,324 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 26,600 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from October 2016 to July 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Solvenia
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the ASKO Dishwashers and contact the firm to schedule repairs.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission'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.