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    • 11/4/2019
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    • 20190925-2389C-2147377469
    Incident Description: Front loading washer in spin cycle heard spinning much faster than usual for about 15 seconds. I saw the unit suddenly explode, the top lifted off hitting wall cabinets, the door popped open, and plastic schrapnel landed up to 8 feet away and the washer ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: LG large capacity front loading washer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (10/21/2019) LG manufactures this washing machine to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL2157. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes ... (More)
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    • 10/21/2019
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    • 20190920-8F7E0-2147377567
    Incident Description: My top loading LG washing machine model number WT4801CW exploded before the spin cycle. The top popped off, the control panel popped open, the drum completely detached, the machine jumped up punched holes in the drywall opposite of where it was sitting that ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: White LG washing machine WT 4801CW
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (10/4/2019) LG manufactures this washing machine to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL2157. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes ... (More)
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    • 9/13/2019
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    • 20190821-3EDDE-2147379150
    Incident Description: I have an LG Gas Dryer and it has started to make my laundry room smell a lot like gas. I called the Gas company thinking it was my gas line and they came to check it out. It is not the gas line. The Gas company inserted a device in the dryer and turned it on ... (More)
    Product: Gas Clothes Dryers Without Washers (107)
    Product Description: LG Gas Dryer Model: DLGX5171W
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (8/29/2019) LG manufactures this gas dryer to meet or exceed all relevant standards including ANSI Z21.5.1a. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG ... (More)
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    • 9/11/2019
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    • 20190819-83571-2147379198
    Incident Description: The LG window air conditioner was plugged directly into the wall outlet and being used daily during hot temperatures to cool a mobile home. It had been used in the hot weather for just under 18 months when it suddenly stopped. I unplugged it and attempted to ... (More)
    Product: Air Conditioners (381)
    Product Description: LG window Air Conditioner 8000 BTU
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (8/28/2019) LG manufactures this air conditioner to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL484. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes ... (More)
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    • 8/28/2019
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    • 20190728-05087-2147379616
    Incident Description: I put a load of laundry in the dryer and had forgotten about it. When I went back at least 3 hours later the dryer was still running. The cycle had run and the display was off but the drum was still spinning and drying. I opened the door and it stopped but as ... (More)
    Product: Clothes Dryers, Not Specified (127)
    Product Description: LG Tru Steam Dryer.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (8/16/2019) LG manufactures this electric dryer to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL2158. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes ... (More)
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    • 8/21/2019
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    • 20190713-5BCBE-2147379904
    Incident Description: This is the second incident with this dryer in the last 6 months Lg had a technican come out and fix my problem but now its back again and Im smelling gas again this product is not safe please help me
    Product: Gas Clothes Dryers Without Washers (107)
    Product Description: Silver lg gas dryer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (8/7/2019) LG manufactures this gas dryer to meet or exceed all relevant standards including ANSI Z21.5.1a. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG ... (More)
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    • 8/19/2019
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    • 20190726-1BE1E-2147379645
    Incident Description: I had just started a load of laundry when about 10 minutes later the glass on the door shattered. There is broken glass mixed with wet clothes, broken glass on the floor, and, from the sound of things, broken glass in the workings of the machine.
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: LG WM2240C, front-loading washing machine
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (8/6/2019) LG manufactures this washing machine to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL2157. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes ... (More)
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    • 8/13/2019
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    • 20190708-5F676-2147380024
    Incident Description: Our LG Washing Machine (Model: WT5270CW) was being used to wash a set of microfiber queen size sheets and a mattress pad, when it exploded during what we believe to be the spin cycle. This machine is a 4.9 cu. ft. machine, and was a little over half full of ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: LG Washing Machine (Model: WT5270CW), white, High Efficiency 4.9 cu ft, impeller type (no agitator). Purchased at Home Depot in Topeka, KS on 11-22-15.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (7/31/2019) LG manufactures this washing machine to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL2157. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes ... (More)
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    • 8/9/2019
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    • 20190701-71F35-2147380154
    Incident Description: While drying laundry we started noticing a strong gas odor coming from the dryer (LG Model DLG2051W, Serial #: 912KWUC00846) . The odor seemed to be strongest near the bottom right area of the dryer. I came across another incident report on this site ... (More)
    Product: Gas Clothes Dryers Without Washers (107)
    Product Description: Clothes dryer (gas)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
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    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (7/31/2019) This product was previously recalled. Please discontinue its use and review the recall notice at https://cpsc.gov/recalls/2012/lg-electronics-and-sears-recall-gas-dryers-for-repair-due-to-fire-hazard/
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    • 7/9/2019
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    • 20190604-99442-2147380604
    Incident Description: My dryer was off and I was leaning in to remove clothing and it started spinning while the door was open and I was leaning into it.
    Product: Clothes Dryers, Not Specified (127)
    Product Description: clothes dryer
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (6/25/2019) LG manufactures this Dryer to meet or exceed all relevant standards including UL2157. Our process not only rigorously tests to insure the quality of product leaving our factory, but we also carefully monitor how our products perform in use. LG takes very ... (More)

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