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All-Clad Recalls 4-Square Belgian Waffle Makers Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Williams-Sonoma

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Recall Date:
March 04, 2009

Recall Details

March 4, 2009
Release # 09-139
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 255-2523
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: All-Clad 4-Square Belgian Waffle Makers

Units: About 30,000

Distributor: All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC, of Canonsburg, Pa.

Hazard: Wiring inside the waffle maker can be damaged and contact the waffle maker's metal body, posing a shock or fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: All-Clad has received 20 reports of waffle makers emitting sparks. No injuries have been reported. 

Description: The recalled All-Clad 4-Square Belgian Waffle Maker is electric with a stainless steel exterior.  The recall involves units with a model/ref number of #WD700462 and 4-digit manufacture date codes ending in "08".  The model/ref number and manufacture date code are located on a white label on the bottom of the waffle maker.  

Sold by: Exclusively through Williams-Sonoma stores, catalog and Web site nationwide from March 2008 through January 2009 for about $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should unplug the waffle maker immediately and contact All-Clad for instructions on obtaining a free replacement.  

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact All-Clad at (800) 255-2523 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at 

All-Clad Belgian Waffle Maker

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