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Cuisinart Recalls Food Processors Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Cuisinart food processor
  • Model number is on base of unit
Name of Product:
Cuisinart 7-cup food processors
Hazard:
The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the food processor's cover. The cover's broken plastic pieces can hit consumers, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
November 21, 2013
Units:
About 25,000
Consumer Contact

Cuisinart toll-free at (877) 339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Saturday or Sunday, or online www.cuisinart.com and click on Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves nine models of Cuisinart food processors including, MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR or MFP-107WS.  The model number is on the underside of the food processor base. The food processors were sold in white, black, brush chrome, metallic gray, metallic red and silver colors. They have a seven cup plastic work bowl and three push buttons "On," "Pulse" and "Off."  Cuisinart is stamped on the front. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled food processors and contact Cuisinart to receive a free replacement lid and reversible slicing/shredding disc. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Cuisinart has received one report of an incident involving a consumer being struck on the cheek by a piece of the food processor's plastic cover that cracked off while the reversible slicing disc was being used. No medical attention was sought.  

Sold At

Belk, Best Buy, Dillards, J.C. Penney, Macy's, Sears, Williams-Sonoma and other stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and Zappos.com from October 2012 through June 2013 for about $100.

Importer:

Cuisinart, a division of Conair Corp., of Stamford, Conn.

Distributor

Cuisinart, a division of Conair Corp., of Stamford, Conn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
14-029
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