Recall: Kitchen Selectives 6-Speed Blender
On 2012-05-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kitchen Selectives 6-Speed Blender due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2009 for about $20.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Select Brands blender recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Blenders, Mixers & Juicers category in 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (866) 663-4500
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What is the problem?
While in operation, the plastic pitcher can separate from the blade assembly, leaving the blade assembly in the base and exposing the rotating blades. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled products are Kitchen Selectives 6-Speed Blenders, model BL-15. The model number is located on the bottom of the base. The blender consists of a six-inch tall, white electrical base with five, white speed-selector buttons labeled 1 through 5, one gray button labeled "Pulse/Off" and the logo "Kitchen Selectives" in black letters on the front; a clear plastic pitcher with a handle with U.S. and metric volume measurement markings; a white plastic lid with a removable clear plastic lid stopper; and a white plastic blade assembly with two angled, stainless steel blades.
These items were sold new+ at Midwest retail stores Pamida and Sutherlands from June 2009 to April 2012 for about $20.
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 blenders and return them to the retailer where purchased to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Select Brands Customer Service at (866)663-4500 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit Select Brands website at www.selectbrands.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Select Brands has received no reports of incidents or injuries involving Kitchen Selectives 6-speed blenders.
+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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