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Laceration Injuries Lead to Conair Food Processor Recall
December 27th, 2016 thomasjhenry by thomasjhenry
Conair has announced a recall of their Cuisinart food processors due to a laceration hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), each food processor contains a riveted blade that can crack over time, and small pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.
Incidents and Injuries Reported
Conair has received 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in processed food.
Of those 69 reports, 30 included reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.
Cuisinart Food Processor Recall Information
The following information was provided by the CPSC:
There were 8 million units sold including an additional 300,000 units in Canada.
The food processors were manufactured in China.
The distributors are Conair Corporation of Stamford, Connecticut, owner of the Cuisinart brand.
The food processors were sold at department, gourmet, and specialty stores nationwide and on various websites from July 1996 through December 2015 for between $100 and $350.
This recall involves the riveted blades in Cuisinart food processors that have the following model numbers: CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14, DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14.
The model number is located on the bottom of the food processor.
The blades have four rivets and are silver-colored stainless steel and have a beige plastic center hub.