Whirlpool, KitchenAid and ZenAir cooktops recalled as a result of they might activate by themselves



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

Well being Canada says hundreds of ‘electrical radiant warmth cooktops’ manufactured by US-based Whirlpool, KitchenAid and ZenAir are affected.

The company says the cooktop’s heating components can activate mechanically.

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

No casualties had been reported in Canada, however a report mentioned somebody’s kitchen cupboards had been broken by a cooktop failure.

There have been 110 incidents with cooktops within the US, together with two reviews of burns.

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

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

Click on right here to see in case you are affected and click on right here to learn Well being Canada’s full report.

Photograph courtesy of Well being Canada

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