Recall: Bella Cucina Brand Zip Cooker Low Pressure Cooker
On 2007-02-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bella Cucina Brand Zip Cooker Low Pressure Cooker due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2003 for about $70.00.
About 8,000 units are involved in this Kirby & Allen pressure cooker recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Cookers, Steamers & Fryers category in 2007.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Hot food under pressure can be expelled from the cooker causing burn injuries.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled product is a Bella Cucina Zip Cooker, model number 03908. The name and model number are on the bottom of the pot.
These items were sold new+ at HSN's television network, Web site and toll-free number from February 2003 through March 2004, and at HSN employee and retail outlets from March 2003 through June 2004 for about $70.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using these products immediately. Consumers who do not receive a direct notice should contact HSN for instructions on how to receive a full refund.
For more information, consumers should contact HSN (800)837-0372 anytime, or visit www.hsn.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
HSN has received seven reports of incidents resulting in eight injuries involving first, second and third degree burns.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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