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Cuisinart Food Processors Recalled by Conair Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Examples of Cuisinart food processors with riveted blades
  • Examples of Cuisinart food processors with riveted blades
  • Riveted blade in Cuisinart food processor
  • Rating plate on bottom of recalled Cuisinart food processor with riveted blades
Name of Product:
Food processors
Hazard:

The food processor’s riveted blade can crack over time and small, metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
December 13, 2016
Units:
About 8 million (in addition, about 300,000 were sold in Canada)
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 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday or online at  www.cuisinart.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information on the voluntary recall.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the riveted blades in Cuisinart food processors with model numbers that begin with the following:  CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14,  DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14. The model number is located on the bottom of the food processor. The blades have four rivets and are silver-colored stainless steel and have a beige plastic center hub. Only food processors with four rivets in the blades are included in this recall. Cuisinart is printed on the front and on the bottom of the food processors.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the food processor’s riveted blade and contact Cuisinart for a free replacement blade.

Incidents/Injuries:

Conair has received 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in processed food, including 30 reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.

Sold At

Department, gourmet and specialty stores nationwide and on various websites from July 1996 through December 2015 for between $100 and $350.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

Conair Corp., of Stamford, Conn., owner of the Cuisinart brand

Recall number:
17-050
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