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Report Summary

45 YOF consumer's washer circuit board caught fire. Washer was being used as normally. No injuries. Manufacturer did not respond to take away washer.

Product Details
  • Product Description: Samsung 5.2 cu. ft. Large Capacity Smart Top Load Washer with Super Speed Wash in Brushed Black
  • Manufacturer/Importer/Private Labeler Name: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. (SEA)
  • Brand Name: Samsung
  • Model Name or Number: WA52A5500AV
  • Serial Number:
  • UPC Code:
  • SKU#:
  • Date Manufactured:
  • Retailer: Home Depot
  • Retailer State:
  • Purchase Date: 11/22/2021
  • Product Category: Home Maintenance and Structures
  • Product Type: Laundry, Fabric Care & Sewing
  • Product Code: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
Associated Recall
Incident Details
  • Incident Description: Samsung Washer circuit board caught fire. Washer was being used as it should; no injuries however no response from Samsung to return machine and avoid possible injury in the future
  • Incident Date: 4/1/2022
  • Incident Location: Home/Apartment/Condominium
Victims Involved
  • Injury Information: Incident, No Injury
  • My Relationship to the Victim: My Child
  • Gender: Male
  • Victim's Age When Incident Occurred: 13 years
Comments from the Manufacturer/Private Labeler
Additional Details
  • Submitter has product?: Yes
  • Product was damaged before incident?: No
  • Product was modified before incident?:
  • If yes to any, explanation:
  • Have you contacted the manufacturer?: Yes
  • If Not, Do you plan to?:
  • Report Number: 20220623-7B047-2147355442
  • Report Date: 6/23/2022
  • Sent to Manufacturer/Importer/Private Labeler: 7/1/2022
  • Report First Publication Date: 7/18/2022
  • Category of Submitter: Consumer