Walmart Double Insight Multicooker Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Walmart Double Insight Multicooker Recall [US]Walmart recalls an estimated 104,000 Double Insight Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicookers due to suspected overheating and consequential risk of fire and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/sINx30iHKLg

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Double-Insight-Recalls-Multicookers-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Sold-Exclusively-at-Walmart

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Gem 65 8-in-1 model Multicookers, a multi-functional, programmable Cooking Appliance, which includes the functions of roasting, baking, stewing, slow cooking, rice cooking, searing/sautéing, steaming and food warming.

  • The brand, “Instant Pot” is printed on the front of the Multicookers. The designations, Gem 65 8-in-1 and a batch code of 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 or 1746 are printed on the rating label on the underside of the product.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, a manufacturer defect can cause the Multicookers to overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard. Double Insight has received 107 reports of overheating, five (5) resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Double Insight Recalls Multicookers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product and return it to Walmart to receive a free replacement.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the manufacturer Double Insight toll-free at 1-888-891-1473 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM, EST on Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.instantpot.com and click on “Product Recall” link or visit http://www.gemmulticooker.com for more information.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-110
Recalls Direct RIN: 9843-2018
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