Samsung Canada Working with Health Canada Regarding Potential Safety Issues for Certain Top Load, High Efficiency Washers

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW/ - Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. today confirmed it is working with Health Canada regarding potential safety issues for certain top load high efficiency washers, manufactured between March 2011 and April 2016.

Washing bedding, bulky or water-resistant items at certain settings may cause the machine to experience abnormal vibrations which could pose a risk of personal injury or property damage. There have been no reports of personal injury in Canada.

Consumers with affected models should use the lower speed delicate cycle when washing bedding, bulky or water-resistant materials.  To determine if you have an affected model, Canadian consumers should visit the following websites: 

Additional details will follow shortly.

About Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, digital appliances and printers. In 2015, Samsung was ranked one of the top 10 most influential brands in Canada, based on a study by Ipsos Reid. Committed to helping Canadians live connected and make a difference, its Samsung Hope for Children corporate giving program supports children's education, sustainability and health-related issues in communities across the country. To discover more, please visit

SOURCE Samsung Electronics Canada

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