The food dehydrator can overheat, posing a fire hazard
Greenfield World Trade toll-free at 877-881-0065 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.excaliburdehydrator.com and click on the Recall Safety Information link at the top of the page for more information.
This recall involves the Excalibur EZ DRY 5-tray food dehydrator with model number TTEVM50W or EVM50W. The 600W electric dehydrator is white, weighs 7 pounds and is about 12 inches tall by 15 inches wide. It has a temperature dial with an on/off switch on the front and a vented see-through lid at the top. The model number and embossed date code are printed on a white label on the underside of the unit. The date code for the TTEVM50W model is 3217 and for the EVM50W model the date code is 4017 or 4516.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled food dehydrators and contact Greenfield World Trade to receive a full refund.
Greenfield World Trade has received eight reports of the food dehydrators overheating and melting or burning, including three incidents of property damage to floors and countertops and minor burn injuries.
Greenfield World Trade, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.