The small blades in the julienne slicer attachment can separate from the plastic assembly, posing a laceration hazard.
This recall involves The Sharper Image and Frigidaire Mandoline slicers. The recalled slicers are a non-electric food preparation item used to slice and julienne vegetables. The slicers have a clear plastic container to capture the sliced food, two blade attachments (one large-blade slicer and one small-blade julienne slicer), a holder for the attachments and a plastic knob component to move and hold the food. The model number and UPC code are printed on the packaging. “Frigidaire” is printed on the side of the Frigidaire slicers.
|The slicer measures 13 x 3 x
3 inches. The julienne blade,measures 5.5
x 3.5 x .25 inches.
|The slicer measures 10 x
4.5 x 4.5 inches. The julienne blade measures 5 x 3 x .25 inches.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled slicers and contact Premier Kitchen Products for instructions on how to receive a refund in the form of a $15 gift card.
The firm has received four reports of the small blades separating from the julienne attachment during food preparation. No injuries have been reported.
Premier Kitchen Products, of New York, N.Y.
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