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    • 8/29/2017
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    • 20170603-6E7FC-2147399957
    Incident Description: The picked up the Pelonis box fan I was using by the handle at the top and a spark came out of the base where the cord attaches and fell on the floor. The spark stayed lit and red hot until I stepped on it to put it out.
    Product: Fans (380)
    Product Description: White box fan for use in private homes.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Pelonis Appliances, Inc.
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    • 4/21/2017
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    • 20170319-59D58-2147405080
    Incident Description: Washing machine grows mold and clothes smell bad. Have been dealing with this for a few years. Have to clean as often as I use. Waste of money and water. Difficult to clean inside rubber gasket. It is disgusting grime and mold that gathers there. Company does ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: Front loading washing machine
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances, a Haier company
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    • 8/18/2016
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    • 20160725-BF6AC-2147416565
    Incident Description: My GE front loading washing machine has terrible mold. I have repeatedly cleaned with vinegar and baking soda and the mold continues. The mold has affected our clothes, bedding, towels. The mold is affecting my health and the health of my family.
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: Front loading washing machine
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances, a Haier company
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    • 2/25/2016
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    • 20160107-45097-1544210
    Incident Description: The consumer estimates that the steam cleaner is used once a week, approximately 20 minutes at a time. As of 12/1/2015, the consumer notices that the breaker would trip in the kitchen outlet that the steam cleaner was plugged into. The consumer tried the ... (More)
    Product: Appliances, Other and Not Specified (482)
    Product Description: Electric floor steam cleaner
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: HAAN CORPORATION
    Business Comments:
    (2/10/2016) You are simply overloading the breaker that is tripping because of the other appliances and "draw" that are on the same line. If it did not trip when you changed outlets that is because you are on a different circuit. This has nothing to do with the Haan ... (More)
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    • 6/7/2013
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    • 20130515-6B507-2147456074
    Incident Description: My washing machine caught fire due to a garment getting trapped in the rubber part of the tub. When the machine continued to spin, the trapped garment was smoldering due to the friction. Luckily I was home at the time so I was able to stop the machine, but ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: Stacking, front load washer/dryer Model Numbers Washer: WBVH6240HWW ~Serial Numbers Washer: FM200622T
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances & Lighting
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    • 7/23/2012
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    • 20120601-B0B90-1251035
    Incident Description: The consumer wanted to illustrate his concerns about his front loaded washing machine as the unit seemingly began to smoke. The consumer had the unit in a large load cycle and began to smoke after a minute. The consumer came into the laundry room and found ... (More)
    Product: Washing Machines, Other or Not Specified (140)
    Product Description: GE Front Loaded Washer (Grey)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances & Lighting
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    • 4/23/2012
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    • 20110314-E723D-1170752
    Incident Description: Combination washer/dryer had sparks fly out from the dials for the dryer when it was turned on. It would flip the breaker switch & turn off. Repair man did not observe problem & did no repairs. Problem happened more frequently. CONSUMER ADDED: Second repair ... (More)
    Product: Clothes Dryers, Not Specified (127)
    Product Description: Electric Washer/dryer combination
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: GE Appliances & Lighting
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    • 11/9/2011
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    • 20111018-48076-2147474209
    Incident Description: My wife and I smelled a "hot" smell. I discovered my Fisher&Paykel clothes dryer heating coils were powered on when the main power switch and panel was switched "off". The only way to stop the coils from heating, is to unplug the dryer. I was a safety ... (More)
    Product: Electric Clothes Dryers Without Washers (106)
    Product Description: Fisher&Paykel Electric Clothes Dryer Model #DEGX1US
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Fisher & Paykel Appliances
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    • 11/2/2011
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    • 20110913-6E6D7-2147475353
    Incident Description: This is not a single incident, so there's really not a date attached to it. Relatives have purchased a Hoover "Windtunnel Anniversary Self-Propelled Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner", model #U6485900. I have been around when it has been used. Having previously ... (More)
    Product: Vacuum Cleaners (115)
    Product Description: Hoover U6485-900 Windtunnel Anniversary Self-Propelled Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Hoover, Inc
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    • 5/24/2011
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    • 20110429-FC2F9-2147479634
    Incident Description: we went to use the dishwasher and it wouldn't turn on. we had smelled an unusual odor that smelled like garlic. when we opened the cabinet it was filled with water and the smell was unbearable. the dishwasher had shorted out because of the water leak and when ... (More)
    Product: Faucet Water Heaters (236)
    Product Description: insinkerator instant hot water tank/dispenser
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: InSinkErator
    Business Comments:
    (5/23/2011) CPSC Report ID 20110429-FC2F9-2147479634 The purpose of this response is to reply to the April 29, 2011 online submittal of the above-referenced consumer complaint. Subject unit was produced in August of 2006 not April of that year. The InSinkErator Division ... (More)
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