CPSC, Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, Inc. Announce Recall of Grocery Frozen Food Case Heaters

RELEASE DATE June 16 2004
MANUFACTURER Tyler Refrigeration
BRANDS Carrier
UNITS About 16,000
HAZARD Moisture building up pressure inside the defrost heater can cause it to forcefully eject from the frozen food case, possibly injuring bystanders.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been four reports of incidents where the defrost heater forcefully ejected, and in two instances, the defrost heater penetrated through the end of the frozen food case. In one incident, a consumer's leg was broken.
SOLD DATES From the mid-1970s to the present
REMEDY Tyler will replace the recalled defrost heater with a Cal-rod hairpin style heater in all wide island frozen food and ice cream end cap cases.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 992-3744
Contact Site: www.tylerrefrigeration.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
CarrierFreezer NCE, NFE, NGE, NCGE, NFJEA, NCJEA, NCJGEA and NFJGEA Any
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