Recall: Frigidaire Professional Blenders
On 2013-09-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Frigidaire Professional Blenders due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2012 for about $130.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Frigidaire blender recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Blenders, Mixers & Juicers category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 747-7637
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What is the problem?
The blender's blade shaft assembly can break during use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Frigidaire Professional brand blender model FPJB56B7MS with a serial number between FFP 49 1203 0001 and FFP 49 1237 00974. The model and serial numbers are located on a serial plate on the underside of the blender's motor base. Frigidaire Professional is printed on the front base of the blenders. The 5-speed blender is brushed aluminum and has black buttons on the front. The blender container is a 56-oz. clear glass jar with a black lid and a black base.¬†
These items were sold new+ at Best Buy, Target and other stores nationwide and online at amazon.com, bedbath.com and other online retailers from March 2012 through July 2013 for about $130.
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 the recalled blenders immediately and contact Frigidaire for instructions on returning the blenders for a free replacement blender.
Frigidaire toll-free at (888) 747-7637 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. CT on Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.frigidaire.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information or online at www.blenderrecall.com and enter the blender's serial number to determine if the blender is part of the recall.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Frigidaire has received eight reports of the blender's blade shaft assembly breaking. No injuries have been reported.
+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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