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Dishwashers recalled over fire hazard reports

A Bosch dishwasher and serial number
Source: CPSC
A Bosch dishwasher and serial number

The Consumer Products Safety Commission has recalled 149,000 dishwashers over concerns about a fire hazard.

The dishwasher were sold under the labels Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador between January 2008 and December 2013, the agency said.

In addition to the 149,000 sold in the U.S., about 45,000 were sold in Canada, the agency said.

The agency said the power cord can overheat. Ten reports of fires have been linked to the dishwashers, the CPSC said. No injuries were reported, but five of the fires caused property damage, it said.

Owners were urged to stop using the appliances immediately and to call a hotline to arrange a free inspection and repair. The phone number is 888-965-5813.

The commission declined to comment to CNBC beyond its press release.