Liebherr Recalls Built-In Refrigerators Due to Injury Hazard; Door Can Detach

RELEASE DATE January 27 2010
MANUFACTURER Liebherr-Hausgeraete Ochsenhausen
BRANDS Liebherr
UNITS About 2,700
HAZARD The refrigerator's door can detach, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
DESCRIPTION This recall involves Liebherr built-in 24-inch wide single door refrigerators sold individually or as a component of side-by-side refrigerators. The refrigerators come in stainless steel and various custom finishes and are built into the kitchen cabinetry. "Liebherr" is written on the top interior control panel.
INCIDENTS/INJURIES There have been 13 reports of doors detaching, including two reports of injuries involving bruising and strains.
SOLD AT Appliance and specialty retailers nationwide.
SOLD DATES January 2005 through November 2009
MANUFACTURED IN Germany
REMEDY Consumers with recalled refrigerators should contact Liebherr immediately to schedule a free in-home repair.Consumers should check their refrigerator immediately to see whether the door hinge pin has become loose. If the hinge has not become loose and the door is functioning properly, consumers may continue to use the refrigerator until it is repaired.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (877) 337-2653
Contact Site: www.liebherr-appliances.com
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
LiebherrLiebherr Built-In 24-Inch Wide Single Door Refrigerators R1400, RI1400, RB1400, RBI1400 Any
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