Consumer product recall

Ice Buckets in Certain Frigidaire Branded Side-By-Side Refrigerators Recalled due to Choking and Laceration Hazards

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Summary

Product
Ice Buckets in Certain Frigidaire Branded Side-by-Side Refrigerators
Issue
Consumer products - Choking hazard
Consumer products - Laceration hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the ice makers, empty and discard the ice and contact Electrolux to request a replacement ice bucket, free of charge.

Affected products

This recall involves certain Frigidaire branded side-by-side refrigerators with Slim Ice Buckets produced between 2015 and 2019.

The following Frigidaire branded side-by-side refrigerators are affected:
Models Serial Numbers Ice bucket Assembly Kit No.s
FGSC2335TD 4A7####### - 4A936##### 5304522720
FGSC2335TF 4A7####### - 4A936##### 5304522720
FGSS2635TE 4A7####### - 4A936##### 5304522722
FGSS2635TF 4A7####### - 4A936##### 5304522722
FFSC2323TS 4A7####### - 4A936##### 5304522720
FPSC2278UF 4A5####### - 4A936##### 5304522720
FPSC2277RF 4A5####### - 4A936##### 5304522720
Consumers can also visit icebucketrecall.ca, or contact the company at icebucketrecall@electrolux.com to see if their specific serial number is included in this recall. The model and serial numbers are printed on a serial plate located inside the refrigerator compartment.

Issue

The recalled refrigerators contain an ice bucket assembly component that can break resulting in plastic pieces entering the ice bucket, posing choking and laceration hazards to consumers if the pieces are dispensed out of the ice bucket.

As of February 8, 2024, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.  In the United States, the company has received 343 reports of broken plastic being dispensed into a consumer’s cup and two reports of injuries.

What you should do

Immediately stop using the ice makers, empty and discard the ice and contact Electrolux to request a replacement ice bucket, free of charge.

To participate in the recall consumers can register online at icebucketrecall.ca, or contact the company at icebucketrecall@electrolux.com, or call 1-888-377-7564 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays).

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Electrolux Home Products, Inc.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind consumers to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that approximately 5,784 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 383,240 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from March 2016 to December 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Mexico.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Appliances
Companies

Distributor

Electrolux Canada Corp.

Mississauga

Ontario

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74967