Kevan Worley kevanworley at blindmerchants.org
Thu Mar 11 18:26:03 UTC 2010

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs 
Washington, DC 20207 

February 25, 2010
Release # 10-147  

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 541-0520
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Commercial Ice Cube Machines Recalled by Scotsman Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of
the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Scotsman(r) Commercial Modular Cube Ice Machines (Modular

Units: About 43,000

Manufacturer: Scotsman Group LLC, of Vernon Hills, Ill.

Hazard: The solenoid, an electrical component in the product, can fail and
result in an electrical arc that can pose a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The company has received four reports of fires and 37
reports of burned or melted components, resulting in replacement of machines
and component parts. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled machines are designed to be installed on top of
ice storage bins or ice dispensers, and typically are used in commercial
establishments. Model numbers begin with C0322, C0330, C0522, C0530, C0630,
C0830, C1030, C1448, C1848, C2148, EH130, EH222, EH330, or EH430, and serial
numbers of the recalled machines within these model designations begin with
05, 06, 07, 08 or 09. Model and serial numbers are on the back of all
machines and, depending on the model, behind the machine's front panel
either in the lower right corner of the machine or on the left side of the
sheet metal wall that separates the larger (equipment) compartment from the
smaller (ice-making) compartment.

Scotsman(r) commercial flake and nugget ice machines, commercial
undercounter cube ice machines, and residential ice machines are not
involved in this recall.

Sold Exclusively at: Commercial food service equipment distributors and
dealers nationwide from September 2006 through December 2009 for between
$4,000 and $14,000.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Customers should stop using the recalled ice cube machines
immediately and contact the company to schedule a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Scotsman at (800)
541-0520 between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the
company's Web site at www.scotsman-ice.com

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product, please go to:


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