CPSC: Tuff Smoke-less Grills
On 2019-04-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Tuff Smoke-less Grills due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2018 for about $50.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Tekno Products grill recall. Instance(s) of injuries, fires have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Grills & Smokers category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The grill can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Instance(s) of injuries, fires have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Tuff Smoke-Less Grill, a portable electric grill intended for use indoors. Tuff Smoke-Less Grill and TEK513 are printed on a label located underneath the handle.
These items were sold new+ at Big R Stores, Cava TV Products, Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Ocean State Job Lot, Bargain Playtime and Gabe's stores from October 2018 through February 2019 for about $50.
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 grills and return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund.
Tekno Products toll-free at 888-298-3566 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at Wendy@teknoproducts.com for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Tekno Products has received 12 reports of the grill overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage and a report of a minor burn injury.
+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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