Laceration Injuries Prompt SharkNinja to Recall Ninja BL660 Blenders to Provide New Warnings and Instructions

The blender poses a laceration risk if consumers pour or invert the pitcher after removing the lid while the loose stacked blade assembly is still inside the pitcher.

Recall date: November 12, 2015
Recall number: 16-034
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    Ninja BL660 series professional blender

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    Stacked blade assembly inside the pitcher

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    Stacked blade assembly

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    Model number on bottom of motor base

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ninja® BL660 series professional blender

Hazard:

The blender poses a laceration risk if consumers pour or invert the pitcher after removing the lid while the loose stacked blade assembly is still inside the pitcher.

Consumer Contact:

SharkNinja toll-free at (877) 593-5140 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday or online at www.ninjarecall.com and click “Download New Manual” for the revised instructions. Consumers need not return the blenders.

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Recall Details

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Units

About 1.1 million (an additional 99,000 were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves 12 models of Ninja professional blenders with model numbers that start with BL 660, BL 663 or BL 665.  The model number is in the rating label that is molded into the bottom of the motor base. The 12 affected model numbers are: 

 

 BL 660's: 

BL660, BL660B,  BL660C, BL660QCN, BL660QPL, BL660W, BL660WM 

 BL 663's:  BL663, BL663CO 
 BL 665's:  BL665QBK, BL665QCN, and BL665QWH 

 

All of these models have a clear 72 ounce pitcher with a removable gray or black lid that opens and locks closed, a stacked blade assembly, and one or more Nutri Ninja cups. All recalled models have a motor base that is gray, white, black, cinnamon, or platinum. The power of the models' motors vary from 1,000 to 1,200 watts.  The  recalled models may have been sold with additional accessories, including a 40 or 64 ounce bowl, a chopping blade assembly, or a dull dough blade assembly

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 53 reports of lacerations.

Remedy

Consumers should empty the blender’s pitcher through the locked lid’s pour spout or by removing both the lid and the stacked blade assembly from the pitcher before pouring.

Sold at

Bed Bath & Beyond, Costco, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide and online including www.Amazon.com, www.Costco.com, www.Macys.com, www.Target.com, www.Walmart.com and www.ninjakitchen.com from March 2012 through September 2015 for about $140.  

Manufacturer(s)

Hai Xin Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., Shenzhen, China

Distributor(s)

SharkNinja Operating LLC, of Newton, Mass.

Manufactured in

China

  • Ninja BL660 series professional blender

  • Stacked blade assembly inside the pitcher

  • Stacked blade assembly

  • Model number on bottom of motor base