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Tekno Products Recalls Tuff Smoke-Less Grills Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

  • Recalled Tuff smoke-less grill
  • Recalled Tuff smoke-less grill – packaging
Name of Product:
Tuff smoke-less grills
Hazard:

The grill can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 18, 2019
Units:
About 40,200
Consumer Contact

Tekno Products toll-free at 888-298-3566 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at Wendy@teknoproducts.com for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Tuff Smoke-Less Grill, a portable electric grill intended for use indoors. Tuff Smoke-Less Grill and TEK513 are printed on a label located underneath the handle.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills and return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Tekno Products has received 12 reports of the grill overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage and a report of a minor burn injury. 

Sold At:
Big R Stores, Cava TV Products, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Ocean State Job Lot, Bargain Playtime and Gabe’s stores from October 2018 through February 2019 for about $50.
Importer(s):

Tekno Products Inc., of Rutherford, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
19-107
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