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

Name of Product: Liebherr Built-In 30-Inch Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerators

Units: About 5,702 units

Importer: Liebherr-Canada Ltd of Ontario, of Canada

Manufacturer: Liebherr-Hausgeraete Lienz GmbH, of Austria

Hazard: The refrigerator’s door can detach, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Liebherr has received ten reports of doors detaching. No injuries reported.

Description: This recall involves Liebherr built-in 30-inch wide bottom freezer refrigerators with model and index numbers listed below. The refrigerators were sold individually or as side-by-side companion units. The refrigerators come in stainless steel and various custom finishes and are built into the kitchen … (read more)

Haier’s New Under-Counter Dual Drawer Fridge

Haier America has introduced a line of built-in dual drawer refrigerators that were designed with today’s integrated kitchens in mind.

Available in stainless steel, white and black finishes, the units have two refrigeration drawers with a total of 5.4 cubic feet of capacity and an easy-to-clean electronic temperature touch-control panel. In addition, the drawers’ divider system easily adjusts with one hand to securely hold different-sized items such as fruits and vegetables, cheeses and beverages.

The dual drawer series also features side installation brackets that allow the units to be easily secured to the … (read more)

New Dacor dishwashers and promotion

Dacor introduced the new Distinctive, Renaissance and Integrated 24″ dishwashers. These new cutting edge appliances are a beautiful combination of style, performance, efficiency and value. With unsurpassed craftsmanship, the Distinctive dishwasher delivers the designer look in an affordably-priced, feature-rich appliance. With features like the recessed hidden handle and electronic one-touch controls on the front panel, the Distinctive model brings a modern and sophisticated design to any kitchen. Designed to handle any mess, this dishwasher also features 7 highly effective wash zones to ensure the entire load gets completely clean, while 4 wash cycles … (read more)

Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet reveals 24" warming cabinet

Shown with the new hybrid grill

[KBIS 2010 Review]
A first for outdoor kitchens, new cabinet offers more room, flexibility and easier access. Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, the leading manufacturer of high-end outdoor kitchen equipment, announced today at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show the introduction of its 24″ warming cabinet. The new cabinet was inspired by food service professionals and offers homeowners a larger and easier-to-use warm storage space. Its highly-stylized louvered door establishes a new level of design. It will be available April 22 at Kalamazoo. “Our warming … (read more)

Food centre fridge freezer – side by side European Style

The AEG-Electrolux S75678SK1 is new European Style food centre fridge freezer that combines, performance, sophistication and ‘A+’ energy efficiency. Exceptional attention to detail and precision engineering make this a model that truly stands out from the crowd. This side by side fridge freezer is also the perfect choice for those who want an American style food centre that fits perfectly into a standard European kitchen, due to its slim 60cm depth. Because this appliance is built in-situ, this is also a great choice for homes which can’t accommodate a traditional sized American Style fridge … (read more)

24-inch freezer by Perlick

Stylish, quiet, powerful, and energy efficient, the new 24-inch freezer Perlick is ideal for your entertaining needs. All Perlick freezer cabinets come with forced-air ventilation, automatic hot gas defrost and company unique variable speed compressor. To ensure all of your entertaining requirements are met, the 24 inch freezer has vinyl coated racks for storing martini glasses and beer mugs as well as storage racks for vodka or other liquors. Key benefits include
– fully integrated design for flush fit with kitchen cabinets
– zero-clearance hinging for abutment with surrounding cabinetry
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Recall: Liebherr Built-In Refrigerators Due to Injury Hazard

Name of Product: Liebherr Built-In 24-Inch Wide Single Door Refrigerators

Units: About 2,700

Importer: Liebherr-Canada Ltd of Ontario, Canada

Manufacturer: Liebherr-Hausgeraete Ochsenhausen GmbH, of Germany

Hazard: The refrigerator’s door can detach, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Liebherr has received 13 reports of doors detaching, including two reports of injuries involving bruising and strains.

Description: This recall involves Liebherr built-in 24-inch wide single door refrigerators with model numbers R1400, RI1400, RB1400, and RBI1400 sold individually or as a component of side-by-side refrigerators. The refrigerators come in stainless steel and various custom finishes and are … (read more)

Umbra Cooknook Cookbook Holder

I had a cookbook holder, but I stopped using it because it was very unwieldy. I really like this idea. The holder attaches under the kitchen cabinet and swings out when needed. The front ledge holds the pages back and also is magnetic, so you can attach other recipes to it. When you are done, the cookbook holder folds back under the cabinet.

At Umbra Cooknook Cookbook Holder


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