Vitamix Low Profile Blender Container Recall [Canada & US]


US CPSC RecallCanada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa & US/Washington: Vitamix recalls some 64-Ounce Low Profile Blender Containers due to laceration hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/oozKw; HCSC: http://ht.ly/ooA8q

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Vitamix-Recalls-64-Ounce-Low-Profile-Blender-Container/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/35277r-eng.php

Additional information:Vitamix Blender Container
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves some Vitamix 64-ounce Low-Profile Blender Containers with blade part number 103208 A and blade date codes 03-12 (March 2012) through 07-13 (July 2013). The blade part number and date code are laser-etched onto the top of the blade at the bottom of the Blender Container

The clear, plastic, 64-ounce Blender Container with black plastic handle and lid was sold with Vitamix Blender models 7500, Professional Series 300, Professional Series 750 and individually.

According to the CPSC, the blade can break, creating a laceration hazard to consumers. Vitamix has received 18 reports of blades breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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CPSC recall number: 13-273
HCSC ID number: RA-35277
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2457
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