The remedy is not available. Destroy and discard this product. The firm does not have the financial resources to fund the recall.
The rice/slow cooker’s improperly installed wiring can cause electrical shorting in the unit, posing fire and electric shock hazards.
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This recall involves 3 Squares-branded Tim3 Machin3 and Mini Tim3 Machin3 rice and slow cookers with fixed power cords. The 20-cup/4-quart or 8-cup/1.7-quart programmable electric cookers are stainless steel with black molded plastic, have a control panel/keypad on the front and measure about 11 inches in diameter and12 inches tall. The 3Squares logo is printed on the front of the control panel. Model numbers starting with 3RC and ending in 3010S, 3020S, 3434, 5020 and 9010S are included in the recall. The model number is printed on a label on the side of the product.
The remedy is not available. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rice/slow cookers. Destroy and discard this product.
The firm has received three incident reports, including a cooker sparking when turned on and a cooker turning itself on. One shock injury was reported.
Sherwood Marketing, owner of the 3 Squares brand, LLC, of San Diego, Calif.
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