Freezer drawer issue poses fall risk:

GE Appliances is: recalling six models of refrigerators: because the freezer drawer handle might detach and pose a fall risk.

The refrigerators were sold at Home Depot, Lowe’s, Best Buy and other home improvement and appliance stores, said the Consumer Product Safety Commission: in a statement.

The refrigerators were sold between February 2020 through January 2022, and priced at between $ 1,900 and $ 2,500.

GE received 71 reports of the freezer drawer handle detaching, said the CPSC in its statement, resulting in 37 injuries, including three that were serious.

Consumers can check a label located on the top left side inside the refrigerator to find model numbers and: confirm their appliance is affected by the recall:. Consumers can visit the: GE Appliances website: for more details.

The agency said consumers with a refrigerator cited in the recall to schedule a free in-home service call to “have the freezer’s handle mounting fasteners replaced and the handle re-installed.”

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