Recalls: Cuisinart, Yankee Candle and Masterbuilt Gas Smokers

By on December 14, 2016

Cuisinart Food Processors Recalled by Conair Due to Laceration Hazard

Name of product: Cuisinart® food processors
Cuisinart recallHazard: The food processor’s riveted blade can crack over time and small, metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact: Cuisinart toll-free at 877-339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at  www.cuisinart.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information on the voluntary recall.
Description: This recall involves the riveted blades in Cuisinart food processors with model numbers that begin with the following:  CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14,  DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14. The model number is located on the bottom of the food processor. The blades have four rivets and are silver-colored stainless steel and have a beige plastic center hub. Only food processors with four rivets in the blades are included in this recall. Cuisinart is printed on the front and on the bottom of the food processors.
Incidents/Injuries: Conair has received 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in processed food, including 30 reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the food processor’s riveted blade and contact Cuisinart for a free replacement blade.
Sold At: Department, gourmet and specialty stores nationwide and on various websites from July 1996 through December 2015 for between $100 and $350.
Distributor(s): Conair Corp., of Stamford, Conn., owner of the Cuisinart brand

Yankee Candle Recalls Luminous Candles Due to Laceration Hazard

Name of product: Luminous Candle Collection
Hazard: When the candle is lit, the glass jar can crack, posing a laceration hazard.
Yankee Candle recallConsumer Contact: Yankee Candle toll-free at 877-803-6890 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Saturday & Sunday or online at www.yankeecandle.com and click on “Luminous Candle Collection: Safety Notice” at the top of the page for more information.
Description: This recall involves Yankee Candle’s Luminous Collection fragrance candles. The square glass candles contain a fragrant wax with three wicks. The item number is printed on the bottom of glass candle jar. The recalled candles are approximately 4 inches wide by 5 inches high. List here.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 16 reports of the glass jar cracking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled candles and contact Yankee Candle to receive a full refund.
Sold At: Sold exclusively at Yankee Candle stores nationwide and online at www.yankeecandle.com from September 2016 through November 2016 for about $35.
Importer(s): The Yankee Candle Company Inc., of South Deerfield, Mass.
Distributor(s): The Yankee Candle Company Inc., of South Deerfield, Mass.

Masterbuilt Recalls LP Gas Smokers Due To Fire Hazard

Name of product:Masterbuilt and Cabela’s 7-in-1 gas smokers
Hazard: The smoker’s gas hose can disconnect posing a fire hazard.
Masterbuilt Gas Smokers

CM7P Cabela’s 7 in 1 Smoker, green, Masterbuilt Manufacturing, Columbus, GA. Photo by John David Helms, www.masterbuilt.com

Consumer Contact: Masterbuilt at 800-489-1581, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.masterbuilt.com  and click on Support then choose Contact on the upper right hand corner of the page for more information.

Units:About 41,000
Description: The recalled Masterbuilt 7-in-1 smoker comes in green or stainless steel with a Cabela’s logo, or black with Masterbuilt logo.  The three-piece cylindrical body design consists of a lid, center body, and base which sits on the LP gas burner stand.  It also has a porcelain flame disk bowl, water bowl, cooking grates, 10- quart pot and basket, thermometer, burner, a PVC hose and weighs about 32 pounds.
Incidents/Injuries: Masterbuilt has received five reports of the PVC gas hose becoming disconnected during use, including one report of property damage from a fire.  There have been no reports of injuries.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled smoker and contact Masterbuilt for a free replacement rubber LP gas hose.
Sold At: Army, Air Force Exchange, Cabela’s, Gander Mountain and other stores nationwide and online at www.Amazon.com  from April 2011 to October 2016 for about $150 to $200.
Manufacturer(s): Masterbuilt Manufacturing, LLC of Columbus, Ga
Additional information at Consumer Product Safety Commission

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