danby freezers

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Danby freezers that were reported in 1996.


1 safety recalls announced

W.C. Wood Co. Announce Recall Of 345,775 Freezers

  • Date: 2/14/1996

Voluntary recall to repair 345,775 chest freezers. The freezer's lock mechanism can be forced open without a key. Therefore, if a child opens the freezer and climbs or falls in, the lock could re-latch, trapping the child inside. The freezers were sold from January 1991 through February 1996 in five different sizes: 7, 10, 12, 15, and 22 cubic feet. All of the freezers are white or almond. The freezers were sold nationwide through the following brand names: Woods, Quickfrez, Danby, Crosley, Whirlpool, Roper, Estate.

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