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Kenwood Recalls Blenders Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Blender
  • Rating label with type number and date code on bottom of blender
Name of Product:
Blenders
Hazard:

The lower blade can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
September 09, 2015
Units:
About 150 in the U.S. (an additional 860 sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Kenwood toll-free at 800-322-3848 anytime or online at www.kenwoodworld.com, click on United States and then "Recall Information" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled blender is the Kenwood Blend-X PRO, BLM800. The glass jar has a glass handle and a black plastic lid and sits on a grey power unit with a motor and user control panel. On the front lower portion of the base is the Kenwood logo on a silver plate. On the bottom of the blender's base, the rating label of recalled units has Type BLM80 and a date code ranging from 14X01 to 15X22 ("X" being any letter) stamped on the label.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the blender and contact Kenwood to arrange for a free replacement blade assembly kit to be mailed to their homes.

Incidents/Injuries:

No reports of incidents or injuries.

Sold At:
Bloomingdales, Classic Cook, Frontgate, Good 4u Products, Kitchen Appliances, Kitchen Couture, Kitchen Window, Kitchens With Jazz, Las Cosas Cooking, Le Petite, M & K, Main Street Kitchens, Rolling Pin-Neeve, Ralph's Thyme In The Kitchen, The Cooking Depot, The Cupboard, The Kitchen Clique and online at Bllomingdales.com and frontgate.com from August 2014 through July 2015 for approximately $400.
Importer(s):

De’Longhi America, Inc., of Upper Saddle River, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-236
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