Whirpool, KitchenAid and JennAir cooktops recalled as a result of they might activate by themselves


Hundreds of well-liked cooktops are being recalled throughout Canada due to a possible fireplace hazard.

Well being Canada says about hundreds of ‘electrical radiant warmth cooktops’ manufactured by U.S.-based Whirpool, KitchenAid and JennAir are affected.

The company says the cooktop’s heating components could activate by themselves.

The recall applies to 24″, 30″, and 36″ cooktops with ceramic glass surfaces.

There’s been no reported accidents in Canada, however there was one report of somebody’s kitchen cupboards being broken when the cooktop malfunctioned.

Within the U.S. there’s been 110 incidents with the cooktops, together with two experiences of burns.

Well being Canada says 2,838 of the affected models had been bought in Canada.

Anybody who owns one of many affected merchandise can contact Whirlpool for a free substitute.

Click on right here to see should you’re affected and click on right here to learn Well being Canada’s full report.

Pictures courtesy of Well being Canada

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