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Expanded Recall by Haier America of Chest Freezers

Expanded Recall by Haier America of Chest Freezers

The product liability attorneys at SHOOP | A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION again reiterate that Haier America is recalling various chest freezers due to associated fire hazards. The product deft associated with these Chest Freezers involves capacitors within the freezers which can overheat and catch fire. These various freezers (approximately 67,500 additional freezers) were recalled in November of 2010. The product recall involves Haier® models as follows:

  • HNCM070E with 7.0 cubic foot capacity
  • ESNCM053E with 5.3 cubic foot capacity
  • Black & Decker® BFE53 with 5.3 cubic foot capacity

On these various units, the manufacturer name, "Haier" is clearly displayed on the upper corner of the freezers, or manufacturer "Black & Decker" is shown near the right, upper corner of these various units.

Freezers containing the following serial numbers are presently recalled:

  • Haier Model HNCM070E
  • Haier Model ESNCM053E
  • Black & Decker Model BFE53

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is currently aware of twenty-seven additional reports of incidents involving these various units, In addition to the eighteen such incidents reported in association with the 2010 recall, which included 4 reports of fires with property damage, Haier America and CPSC have received 27 additional incident reports from the field.

Consumers should immediately cease use of these freezers, which were sold at retail regionally, locally and online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com and other such online retailers from September 2009 through October 2011 for between $180 to $200.

The product lability lawyers at SHOOP | A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION have prepared numerous presentations and lectures on NFPA 921 standards application, coupled with forensic and fire cause and origin analysis. They have years of experience litigating fire-related injury cases. For serious burn injury and property damage cases, care should be taken to select an attorney that has extensive fire litigation experience to maximize your recovery.

Contact the product liability attorneys at our firm today for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights. This is YOUR firm.

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