Compressor for refrigerators and freezers

Recall published
2007-07-09
Brand
  • Danfoss
Product title
Compressor for refrigerators and freezers.
Compressors for household refrigerators and food freezers.
Product description
Different types produced before 1994. Danfoss compressors are installed in different types of household refrigerators and freezers. Danfoss compressors can be recognized by their yellow label marked "Danfoss". It is also known that beyond Denmark the compressors are sold worldwide to manufacturers of refrigerators and freezers.
Risk
There is a risk of fire caused by PTC-starters fixed on the outer side of Danfoss compressors. PTC-starters produced before 1994 can cause electric arcs and those are documented responsible for several fires in Denmark.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary information to consumers by the manufacturer.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0704/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Denmark

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