Progressive International Recalls Canning Jar Lifters Due to Laceration Hazard

The jar lifter handle can detach. This can cause the tongs to fail to grip and allow a jar being lifted to fall, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Los consumidores deben dejar de este producto a menos que se indique lo contrario. Es ilegal revender o intentar revender un producto de consumo retirado del mercado.

Fecha del retiro: febrero 06, 2013
Número del retiro: 13-116
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  • One Handed Jar Lifter

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    One Handed Jar Lifter

  • The jar lifter is designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water.

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    The jar lifter is designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water.

Resumen del retiro

Nombre del producto:

Canning Jar Lifter

Riesgo:

The jar lifter handle can detach over time due to a missing stainless steel core in the hinge. This can cause the tongs to fail to grip and allow a jar being lifted to fall, posing a laceration hazard to the user.

Contacto para los consumidores:

Progressive International Corporation Customer Service; at (800) 426-7101, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday; or by e-mail at jarlifter@progressiveintl.com; or online at www.progressiveintl.com and click on “Recall Information” for additional information.

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Detalles del retiro

En conjunción con

http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/19511r-eng.php
Unidades

About 22,700 in the U.S. and 3,800 in Canada

Descripción

The recall involves the One Handed Jar Lifter. The jar lifter is a pair of tongs designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water. The lifter is red with white handles. It is made of plastic and metal with a nylon coating.

Incidentes/Lesiones

Progressive International has received no reports of injury or property damage.

Remedio

Consumers should immediately stop using the jar lifter and contact Progressive International Corporation for a free replacement.

Vendido en

AC Sales Co., Ace Hardware, Amazon, Americas Gardening Resources, Bi-Mart, Blain Supply Inc., Chef Central , Cole Hardware, DeNault’s True Value Hardware, Heart of America, Home Shopping Club, InterBond Corp. of America, Kitchen Kaboodle, Kitchen Krafts Inc., Lehman Hardware & Appliance Inc., Metropolitan Markets, Marmaxx, Reading China & Glass/Calvert, Supermarket Associates, Sur La Table, Williams-Sonoma, Winners Merchants International, World Kitchen Ltd., Zulily Inc. and other retailers nationwide  from February 2012 to October 2012 for about $10.

Importado por

Progressive International Corporation, of Kent, Wash.

Fabricación en

China

  • One Handed Jar Lifter

  • The jar lifter is designed for lifting canning jars out of boiling water.