Recall: Nutrex pressure cookers
On 2018-08-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Nutrex pressure cookers due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2015 for about $750 to $820.
About 700 units are involved in this Rena Ware International pressure cooker recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Cookers, Steamers & Fryers category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The recalled pressure cookers can discharge steam at lower pressures than intended, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 Rena Ware for a free repair. Rena Ware is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 13 reports of unintended depressurization, including five reported burn injuries.
+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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