Breville Recalls Pressure Cookers Due to Risk of Burns

The sealing gasket can be incorrectly inserted upside down on the lid which can allow the unexpected release of built-up pressure. This poses a risk of burns to the user or consumers nearby.

Recall date: December 22, 2015
Recall number: 16-066

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Breville Fast Slow Cookers

Hazard:

The sealing gasket can be incorrectly inserted upside down on the lid which can allow the unexpected release of built-up pressure. This poses a risk of burns to the user or consumers nearby.

Consumer Contact:

Breville USA Inc. at 800-983-3165 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.brevilleusa.com and click on the “BPR600XL Recall” link.

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Recall Details

Units

About 35,600

Description

This recall involves Breville 6-quart capacity domestic programmable electric pressure cookers with a brushed stainless steel construction and a 3-way safety system. The safety system consists of a locking lid, safety valve and a pressure release button. Pressure cookers with model number BPR600XL and batch numbers between 1235 and 1529 are included in the recall. The model number and batch code are located on the bottom of the unit.  

Incidents/Injuries

Breville USA has received five reports of steam or hot contents escaping from the pressure cooker, resulting in five reports of burns, including second degree burns to the hands, arms or stomach.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure cookers and contact Breville for a replacement sealing gasket and updated instructions. 

Sold at

Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Macy’s, Sur la Table and Williams Sonoma stores nationwide and online, and online at Amazon.com and BrevilleUSA.com from September 2012 through October 2015 for about $180.

Manufacturer(s)

Breville USA Inc., of Torrance, Calif.

Manufactured in

China