Sherwood Marketing is issuing a recall on approximately 175,000 of their 3 Squares rice and slow cookers over a fire and electrical shock hazard.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the wiring inside the recalled rice and slow cookers can cause an electrical shorting. This shorting poses a shock, electrocution, and fire risk.
Consumers are advised to stop using the product immediately. Owners can visit the 3 Squares website and follow their procedures for receiving a new rice cooker, free of charge.
The recall involves several 3 Squares-brand rice and slow cooker products. The Tim3 Machin3 and Mini Tim3 Machin3
The following products are subject to the recall:
The model number is listed on the silver rating label sticker on the side of the machine. These recalled products were sold at home, hardware, and mass merchandisers across the country. In addition, the rice cookers were sold online at Amazon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Costco, Get3Squares, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Target, Wayfair, and other websites.
Products were sold between December 15, 2015, and July 2016.