Electrolux Home Products Recall Westinghouse Cooktops
Electrolux Home Products has undertaking an urgent recall of Westinghouse Black Tempered Glass Gas Cooktops with the following models numbers affected: WHG638BC and WHG956BC or serial digits 5301134 – 22503805.
Electrolux has determined that the cooktop's glass does not meet the requirements of the Domestic Gas Cooking Appliances Standard. If the glass breaks, it may shatter into bits and shards that pose a danger of significant damage to anybody using or surrounding the cooktop.
Retailers have been urged to halt selling the product and Electrolux is working with retail partners to contact customers who have bought a Westinghouse WHG638BC or WHG958BC Black Tempered Glass Gas Cooktop.Kurt Hegvold, managing director of Electrolux Australia and New Zealand, said, "While we recognise the hardship a recall poses, we are taking this measure to guarantee the safety of our customers."
Affected consumers should contact Electrolux to arrange a refund or for a service technician to attend free of charge to replace the product.
For more information, consumers can contact Electrolux Home Products.