Based on a press release shared on the official Cuisinart website, Conair has voluntarily recalled over 66,000 Cuisinart Compact Blender & Juicer Extractor Combos–Mannequin CBJ-450 over issues that it poses a possible hazard for laceration accidents.
The juice extractor, nevertheless, is unaffected and will proceed for use as per the discharge.
The nut holding the blade meeting of the blender can reportedly loosen and detach from the bottom when in use, which the corporate mentioned poses a laceration hazard if a client is available in contact with one of many uncovered blades.
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There have been no studies of accidents, however at the least three studies of incidents during which the blender blade indifferent throughout use. In a type of incidents, the blade perforated the blender container, based on the Client Product Security Fee (CPSC).
The compact blenders had been offered nationwide and on-line at varied retailers, together with Crate & Barrel, Amazon, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and different specialty shops, from Nov. 2021 by means of Aug. 2022 for about $80.
Conair, the dad or mum firm of Cuisinart, suggested shoppers to instantly cease utilizing the recalled blender a part of the system (the mannequin quantity might be discovered on the underside of the bottom and the unique packaging) and speak to the corporate for a free alternative blade meeting. Customers will obtain directions on easy methods to set up the alternative blade accurately, and no particular instruments are wanted.
Cuisinart really helpful that prospects both fill out the recall registration form online or by calling the corporate toll-free at (877) 339-2534 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. EST. Monday by means of Friday.