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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Whirlpool Canada LP Voluntarily Recalls KitchenAid® Coffee Makers

Mississauga, ON June 2, 2005 – Whirlpool Canada LP announced today a voluntary recall of an estimated 50,000 KitchenAid® Coffee Makers sold in Canada between 2001 and 2005. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Certain KitchenAid® Coffee Makers contain an internal electrical component that can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard to consumers. No incidents of property damage or personal injury have been reported in Canada.
The affected units were sold through various catalogues, department stores, specialty retailers and online nationwide between 2001 and 2005 for between $119.99 and $179.99.
The recalled KitchenAid® Coffee Makers come in 10 and 12 cup models in Onyx Black and White. The affected models and serial numbers include: (model and serial numbers are on labels affixed to the back of the coffee makers)
Call at 1-800-990-6255 if your coffee maker is affected.
10 - Cup Models12 - Cup Models
4KCM120OB     4KCM300OB 4KCM200OB     4KCM400OB
4KCM120WH     4KCM300WH 4KCM200WH     4KCM400WH
Serial Numbers of the recalled products begin with the letters “WCJ…”, “WCK…”, “WCL…”, “WCM…”, “WCP…”

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the coffee maker and inform all users of the coffee maker not to use it due to the risk of fire. Consumers should call Whirlpool Canada at (800) 567-6966 between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. Consumers should have the serial number and model number for the coffee maker available when they call or visit the web site. Consumers should not return the coffee maker to the retailer where it was purchased, as retailers are not prepared to take them back.

Representative models listed below:

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