(Reuters) - General Electric Co
No injuries have been reported from the incidents, which affected washers sold at retail prices between $1,199 and $1,599 at retailers including Best Buy Co Inc
"Product safety is a top priority, and we stand behind our products," said Julie Wood, spokeswoman for the largest U.S. conglomerate, whose wide range of products also encompasses light bulbs and jet engines.
GE's appliance unit generates about $5 billion in annual revenue.
GE shares were down 7 cents at $22.84 in post-market trading, from a $22.91 close on the New York Stock Exchange.
(This story was fixed to correct day of the week)
(Reporting By Scott Malone in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; editing by Gunna Dickson)