Recall date: January 13, 2005
Recall number: 05-085

Recall Summary

Name of product:
GE Oval and Double Dish Slow Cookers

The handles on the base of the slow cookers can break, posing a risk of burns from hot food spilling onto consumers. 

Consumer Contact:

Call the Wal-Mart Slow Cooker Recall Hotline toll-free at (888) 293-3343 anytime or go to

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product


The recalled slow cookers include the 4.5-Quart Oval and 6-Quart Double Dish models sold under the General Electric (GE) brand name. The model name is printed on the front of the units. The 4.5-quart unit has model number 106661 and the 6-quart unit has model number 106851. Both models have series codes A through D, which are printed on the bottom along with the model number. The base of the slow cookers is white with an olive or honeysuckle graphic. 


Hamilton Beach and Wal-Mart have received 531 reports of handles breaking, including four reports of consumers who were burned by hot food. 


Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Wal-Mart to receive a replacement slow cooker base. 

Sold Exclusively At:

Wal-Mart stores nationwide from August 2000 through December 2002 for about $25 (4.5-quart model) and $35 (6-quart model). 


Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex Inc., of Glen Allen, Va.


Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.