Recall: Breville Fast Slow Cookers
On 2015-12-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Breville Fast Slow Cookers due to a potential burns hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2012 for about $180.
About 40,000 units are involved in this slow cooker recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 4th recall of products in the Cookers, Steamers & Fryers category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The sealing gasket can be incorrectly inserted upside down on the lid which can allow the unexpected release of built-up pressure. This poses a risk of burns to the user or consumers nearby.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Breville 6-quart capacity domestic programmable electric pressure cookers with a brushed stainless steel construction and a 3-way safety system. The safety system consists of a locking lid, safety valve and a pressure release button. Pressure cookers with model number BPR600XL and batch numbers between 1235 and 1529 are included in the recall. The model number and batch code are located on the bottom of the unit.
These items were sold new+ at Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Macy's, Sur la Table and Williams Sonoma stores nationwide and online, and online at Amazon.com and BrevilleUSA.com from September 2012 through October 2015 for about $180.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure cookers and contact Breville for a replacement sealing gasket and updated instructions.
Breville USA Inc. at 800-983-3165 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.brevilleusa.com and click on the "BPR600XL Recall" link.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Breville USA has received five reports of steam or hot contents escaping from the pressure cooker, resulting in five reports of burns, including second degree burns to the hands, arms or stomach.
+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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