CPSC Issues Warning Of Electric Shock Hazard In Gas And Electric Dryers

RELEASE DATE February 15 1974
MANUFACTURER Lux Time Company
BRANDS Admiral, Bradford, Coronado, Hamilton, Kelvinator
UNITS About 3,000
HAZARD Dryer's may have potentially defective timers capable of causing fatal electric shock.
SOLD AT Retailers nationwide.
SOLD DATES After November 1973
REMEDY Owners of the suspect units are urged to immediately unplug the dryer, being careful not to touch any metal surfaces.
CONSUMER CONTACT Contact Phone: (800) 638-2772
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Recalled Models

Brand NameProduct NameModel NumberSerial Number
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE640GA 042210 & 042292
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522GW 037466 - 041533
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522GC 037198 - 040199
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522GH 037696 - 041287
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522GA 036604 - 040842
BradfordGas and Electric Dryer 78-196 42119 - 43469
BradfordGas and Electric Dryer 78-303 40221 - 42711
BradfordGas and Electric Dryer 78-204 41325 - 43669
BradfordGas and Electric Dryer 78-212 38839 - 43368
BradfordGas and Electric Dryer 78-287 42318 - 42416
AdmiralGas and Electric Dryer LDE 1833 3058824 - 3067520
AdmiralGas and Electric Dryer LDG 1833 3061381 - 3068230
AdmiralGas and Electric Dryer LDE 1835 3067699 - 3067760
HamiltonGas and Electric Dryer DS 253W 33057 & 33107
HamiltonGas and Electric Dryer DP 253W 32710 - 32884
HamiltonGas and Electric Dryer DS 153W 32912 - 33319
CoronadoGas and Electric Dryer 45-1203 12328 - 12427
CoronadoGas and Electric Dryer 45-1223 12228 - 12319
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522G-W 038421 - 038490
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522G-H 039078 - 039107
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522G-A 036584 - 036603
KelvinatorGas and Electric Dryer DE522G-C 037240 - 040194
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