The recalled toasters can leak electric current when operating at the maximum normal temperature, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
Bodum toll-free at 833-722-6386 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bodum.com and click on Product Advisories for more information.
This recall involves two models of the Bodum Bistro toaster in stainless steel: (1) a two-slice model with SKU 10709-16-4 and (2) a four-slice model with SKU 11840-16. The SKU number appears on the bottom of the toaster. The word “Bodum” is embossed on the side of the products.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toasters and return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund or contact Bodum to receive a prepaid mailer to return the toaster for a full refund.
No injuries have been reported in the U.S. There were eight reports of consumers being shocked when touching the toaster in Canada.
Home appliance stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from September 2018 through June 2019 for between $24 and $44.
EnTech Products Ltd., of Hong Kong, China
Bodum USA Inc., New York, N.Y.
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