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    • 5/19/2020
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    • 20200427-69AF0-2147372682
    Incident Description: On April 26, I loaded my LG top-loading washing machine with a small load of laundry. I ran the wash on a regular cotton cycle. About 20 minutes into the cycle, I heard extremely loud noises coming from the laundry room - it sounded like a large truck was ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: LG Top Loading Washing Machine “Wave Force” Model Number: WT5101HV Serial Number: 004KWKS04165 Purchased approximately April 2011
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (5/7/2020) This product was previously recalled. Please discontinue its use and review the recall notice at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/LG-Recalls-Top-Loading-Washing-Machines-Due-to-Risk-of-Injury/
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    • 4/23/2020
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    • 20200328-C204E-2147373163
    Incident Description: My dryer filter is not working any absolute buildup of lanes behind the housing of the filter that’s removable is actually beginning to burn against the metal of the dryer. I’ve already reported this to you I reported this to LG themselves they first replace ... (More)
    Product: Electric Clothes Dryers Without Washers (106)
    Product Description: LG stainless steel electric dryer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (4/9/2020) 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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    • 4/23/2020
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    • 20200401-27AE9-2147373115
    Incident Description: Washing machine was near end of cycle. Contained 1 item, light blanket. This had been washed plenty of times in the past without issues. Blanket did not take much space at all in the machine, perhaps 1/3. Machine has no stem or protruding inner up the middle ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: Brand: LG, WT5001CW, white color, serial: 202KWEL45636
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (4/9/2020) 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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    • 2/18/2020
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    • 20191204-3C80F-1925994
    Incident Description: 12/2/2019: The clothes dryer may have been in use for 5 to 10 minutes, when it caught fire. There were flames coming from the right side of the dryer, between the stand of the dryer and the drum. The consumer used a fire extinguisher to put out the flames. ... (More)
    Product: Gas Clothes Dryers Without Washers (107)
    Product Description: gas clothes dryer
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (2/5/2020) 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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    • 2/6/2020
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    • 20191213-71415-1928728
    Incident Description: NOTE: The washer began to shake excessively within the first year that it was purchased. This prompted the consumer to call the mfr. In either 2012 or 2013, the washer was repaired by an authorized mfr's tech., under [REDACTED]. The consumer only found out ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: top load washer
    Injury Info: Injury, Level of care not known
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (1/24/2020) 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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    • 1/31/2020
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    • 20191212-71BD1-2147376056
    Incident Description: A 4 year old boy received severe, life threatening burns to 50 percent of his body surface area after being trapped in an LG top loading washing machine. He and another child were playing with the machine,. The door does not stay up. The buttons are on the ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: washing machine LG Direct Drive Smart drum
    Injury Info: Injury, Hospital Admission
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (1/10/2020) 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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    • 1/29/2020
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    • 20191213-8323D-2147376035
    Incident Description: My husband and I purchased an LG washing machine from Sears in 2011 and have been using it with no problems for the past 8 1/2 years. On December 4, 2019, I was washing two pillow cases, two towels and a mattress cover. My washing machine is on the main floor ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: 27" White LG top load washing machine.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: LG Electronics, USA
    Business Comments:
    (1/15/2020) This product was previously recalled. Please discontinue its use and review the recall notice at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/LG-Recalls-Top-Loading-Washing-Machines-Due-to-Risk-of-Injury/
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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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