Recall: Toaster Oven/Broilers
On 2009-04-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Toaster Oven/Broilers due to a potential burn and electric shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2006 for about $20.00 to $40.00.
About 100,000 units are involved in this Haier America Trading toaster oven recall. Instance(s) of injuries, property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Toasters/Toaster Ovens category in 2009.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Electrical connections in the toaster oven/broilers can become loose, posing electrical shock and burn hazards.
Instance(s) of injuries, property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves toaster oven/broilers with model number RTO1400SS. The units are stainless steel and black plastic. 'Haier' is printed on the front and the model number is printed on a label on the back of the toaster oven/broilers.
These items were sold new+ at Mass merchandisers and specialty retailers nationwide from September 2006 through January 2009 for approximately $20 to $40.
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 immediately stop using the recalled toaster oven/broilers and contact Haier America to receive a free replacement toaster oven/broiler.
For additional information, contact Haier America at (866) 927-4810 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.haieramerica.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Haier America has received two reports of minor burns and one report of a minor electrical shock to consumers, and one report of minor property damage.
+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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