US/Washington: Cuisinart recalls an estimated 25,000 Cuisinart branded 7-cup Food Processors due to blade breakage and consequential laceration hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/r9Zi307Cc6B
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves nine (9) models of Cuisinart Food Processor including, MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR and the MFP-107WS.
The recalled Food Processors were sold in white, black, brush chrome, metallic gray, metallic red and silver finishes/colors and the specific model number can be found on the underside of the Food Processor base. Each Food Processor has a seven cup plastic work bowl and three (3) push buttons: “On”, “Pulse” and “Off”. The brand, Cuisinart is stamped on the front of each unit.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Food Processors is pictured on the Web site above.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
According to the CPSC, the reversible slicing/shredding disc of the Food Processor can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the unit’s plastic cover. The cover’s broken plastic pieces can hit the chef and those nearby in the kitchen area, posing a laceration hazard.
Cuisinart has received one (1) report of an incident involving a person being struck on the cheek by a piece of the Food Processor’s plastic cover that cracked off while the reversible slicing disc was being used. No medical attention was sought.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Food Processors, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Cuisinart to receive a free replacement lid and replacement reversible slicing/shredding disc.
If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Cuisinart toll-free at 1-877-339-2534 from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, EST, Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.cuisinart.com and click on the “Recall” link for more information.
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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 14-029
Recalls Direct RIN: 8068-2016
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