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Walmart Recalls Rival Griddles

  • Rival brand griddle
  • Model number location
Name of Product:
Rival brand griddles
Hazard:
The heating element can crack and water can get inside, posing a shock hazard when the griddle is plugged into an electrical outlet.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 12, 2016
Units:
About 330,000
Consumer Contact

Walmart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday and between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT Sunday, online at www.walmart.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Rival brand electric griddles with model number XJ-14207. The griddles are black and measure 20 inches long by 10.5 inches wide. "Walmart" and the model number are printed on a label molded into the bottom of the griddle. "Rival" is printed on the outside edge of the griddle and on the griddle's temperature dial. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled griddles and return them to any Walmart store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold Exclusively At

Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from July 2015 through December 2015 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Walmart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Recall number:
16-062
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