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EPI ID: 
68140
Name of product:
GE Oval and Double Dish Slow Cookers
Hazard:

The handles on the base of the slow cookers can break, posing a risk of burns from hot food spilling onto consumers. 

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
January 13, 2005
Units:
600,000
Consumer Contact:

Call the Wal-Mart Slow Cooker Recall Hotline toll-free at (888) 293-3343 anytime or go to www.walmart.com

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled slow cookers include the 4.5-Quart Oval and 6-Quart Double Dish models sold under the General Electric (GE) brand name. The model name is printed on the front of the units. The 4.5-quart unit has model number 106661 and the 6-quart unit has model number 106851. Both models have series codes A through D, which are printed on the bottom along with the model number. The base of the slow cookers is white with an olive or honeysuckle graphic. 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Wal-Mart to receive a replacement slow cooker base. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Hamilton Beach and Wal-Mart have received 531 reports of handles breaking, including four reports of consumers who were burned by hot food. 

Sold Exclusively At:

Wal-Mart stores nationwide from August 2000 through December 2002 for about $25 (4.5-quart model) and $35 (6-quart model). 

Importer(s):

Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex Inc., of Glen Allen, Va.

Distributor(s):

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Recall number:
05-085

The remedy is not available. Destroy and discard this product. The firm does not have the financial resources to fund the recall.

Name of product:
Rice and slow cookers
Hazard:

The rice/slow cooker’s improperly installed wiring can cause electrical shorting in the unit, posing fire and electric shock hazards.

Remedy:
Recall date:
October 18, 2016
Units:
About 175,000 (in addition, 100 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

For recall questions, contact CPSC’s Recall Hotline at 800-638-2772 or info@cpsc.gov

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

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.

 
Remedy:

The remedy is not available. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rice/slow cookers. Destroy and discard this product.

Incidents/Injuries:

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.

Sold At:

Home, hardware, mass merchandisers and department stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Costco, Get3Squares, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Target, Wayfair and other websites from December 2015 through July 2016 for between $30 and $70, depending on the model and capacity. 

Importer(s):

Sherwood Marketing, owner of the 3 Squares brand, LLC, of San Diego, Calif. 

Distributor(s):

Sherwood Marketing, owner of the 3 Squares brand, LLC, of San Diego, Calif. 

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-017
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
Name of product:
Slow Cooker
Hazard:
The slow cooker's control panel can overheat and melt, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
March 2, 2011
Units:
About 7,460
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Burlington Coat Factory toll-free at (888) 223-2628 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at http://www.burlingtoncoatfactory.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Bella Kitchen 5-quart programmable slow cookers. The slow cookers are black with "Bella Kitchen" printed on the control panel. Only slow cookers with model number WJ-5000DE and date codes 0907 or 0909 are included in this recall. The model number and the four-digit date code are printed on a label on the underside of the product.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the slow cooker immediately, unplug it and return the slow cooker to Burlington Coat Factory for a full refund or store credit.

Incidents/Injuries:

The manufacturer has received 60 reports of the control panels smoking, melting and sparking, and three reports of panels catching fire. Fourteen incidents resulted in minor damage to countertops. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Burlington Coat Factory stores from June 2010 through December 2010 for $20.

Importer(s):

Lehrhoff ABL, of Carlstadt, N.J.

Distributor(s):

Lehrhoff ABL, of Carlstadt, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-150
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2004
Release # 04-193
Firm's Hotline: (800) 299-1284

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Rival Slow Cooker

Units: 1.8 million

Manufacturer: The Holmes Group Inc., of Milford, Mass.

Hazard: The handles on the base of the slow cookers can break, posing a risk of burns from hot contents spilling onto consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received 45 reports of handles breaking, including 14 reports of consumers who reported burn injuries from the hot contents.

Description: Only Rival Crock-Pot® slow cookers with model numbers 3040, 3735, 5025, 5070 and 5445 manufactured before May 2002 are included in the recall. The model number is printed on the UL label located on the bottom of the base. The recalled Rival slow cooker has a removable ceramic bowl that sits inside of a metal base. The Rival logo is printed on the front of the unit above the control knob. The bases are round or oval in shape and were sold in various colors and designs. A date code is stamped onto the plug at the end of the power cord attached to each unit. The first two digits represent the week of manufacture and the last two digits represent the year of manufacture. Any plug with a date code from 0199 (1st week of 1999) to 1802 (18th week of 2002) is included in this recall.

Sold at: Wal-Mart, Kmart, Target and additional discount department stores nationwide from January 1999 through May 2002 for between $15 and $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact The Holmes Group to receive instructions on receiving a replacement base.

Consumer Contact: Contact The Holmes Group at (800) 299-1284 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at www.rivalrecall.com
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 31, 2010
Release #10-328
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 296-9675

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Slow Cookers

Units: About 25,000

Importer/Distributor: Sensio Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Hazard: The slow cooker's control panel can overheat and melt, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Sensio has received 60 reports of the control panels of the slow cookers smoking, melting and sparking and three reports of panels catching fire. Fourteen incidents resulted in minor damage to countertops. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the Bella Kitchen 5-quart programmable slow cookers. Only slow cookers with model number WJ-5000DE and date codes 0907 or 0909 are included in this recall. The slow cookers are black and "Bella Kitchen" is marked on the control panel. The model number and the four-digit date code are printed on a label on the underside.

Sold exclusively at: Kohl's Department stores from July 2009 through December 2009 for between $20 and $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the slow cooker immediately, unplug it and contact Sensio for information on receiving a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sensio toll-free at (888) 296-9675 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.acbpromotions.com/sensiorecall

Recalled slow cooker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 29, 2005
Release #05-236
Firm's Recall Hotline:(800) 299-1284

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Rival® Slow Cooker

Units: About 2.6 million

Manufacturer: The Holmes Group, of Milford, Mass.

Hazard: The handles on the base of the slow cookers can break, posing a risk of burns from hot contents spilling onto consumers. These Rival® Slow Cookers, sold from January 1999 through May 2002, were previously recalled for the same hazard. The recall has now been expanded to include all units manufactured before September 2004.

Incidents/Injuries: CPSC has received a total of 126 reports of handles breaking, including 33 reports of consumers who reported burn injuries from the hot contents of these slow cookers.

Description: The recall includes Rival® Crock-Pot® slow cookers with model numbers 3040, 3735, 5025, 5070 and 5445. The model number is printed on the UL label located on the bottom of the base. The recalled Rival® slow cooker has a removable ceramic bowl that sits inside of a metal base. The Rival® logo is printed on the front of the unit above the control knob. The bases are round or oval shaped and were sold in various colors and designs. A date code is stamped on the side of one prong of the power plug. The first two digits represent the week of manufacture and the last two digits represent the year of manufacture. Any plug with a date code from 0199 (1st week of 1999) to 3504 (35th week of 2004) is included in this recall or the previous recall.

Sold at: Wal-Mart, Kmart, Target and additional discount department stores nationwide from January 1999 through May 2005 for between $15 and $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact The Holmes Group to receive instructions on receiving a replacement base.

Consumer Contact: Visit The Holmes Group's Web site at www.rivalrecall.com or call (800) 299-1284 anytime.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2003
Release #03-160
Company Phone Number: (800) 429-6363

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Slow Cookers

Units: 2.7 million

Manufacturer: Hamilton Beach/Proctor-Silex, of Glen Allen, Va.

Hazard: The handles on the base of the slow cookers can break, posing a risk of burns from hot food spilling onto consumers.

Incidents/Injuries:The company has received approximately 4,700 reports of handles breaking, including two reports of consumers who required medical attention for burns.

Description: The recalled slow cookers were sold under the Hamilton Beach and Proctor-Silex brand names, which are printed on the front of the base of the unit. The slow cookers are either round or oval, and were sold in solid white and various print designs. They have a capacity of 3.5 to 6.5 quarts. The slow cookers have series codes A through D which are printed on the bottom along with the model number.

Brand NamesModel Numbers
Hamilton Beach 33390, 33475, 33575, 33590, 33675, 33690, 33725, 33850, 33860
Hamilton Beach / Portfolio 33680
Proctor-Silex 33320, 33320FD, 33325, 33375, 33380, 33625A

 

Sold at: Discount department stores nationwide from January 1999 through December 2002 for between $15 and $45.

Remedy: Consumers will be shipped a replacement slow cooker base.

Consumer Contact: Hamilton Beach toll-free at (800) 429-6363 anytime or visit the firm's Web site at www.hamiltonbeach.com or www.proctor-silex.com.

Media Contact: Kirby Kriz at (804) 527-7299.

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