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Breville Recalls Pressure Cookers for Burn Hazard

Maina Mehrotra9 months ago

After receiving several reports of burns, Breville USA Inc. recalled about 35,600 pressure cookers. 

About the Pressure Cooker Recall

There has a been a recall on the Breville Fast Slow Cooker due to five burn reports. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the reports detail steam escaping from the pressure cooker and injuries include second degrees burns to the hands and body.  

The sealing gasket can be incorrectly inserted, which allows the built-up pressure to release. 

For a replacement sealing gasket consumers should contact Breville and stop using the recalled Fast Slow Cookers until a replacement is received. 

Description of the Breville Fast Slow Cooker

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) provided the following:

  • The recalled product is the Breville Fast Slow Cookers. 
  • They are 6-quart capacity programmable electric pressure cookers.
  • Their exterior has a brushed stainless steel construction and a 3-way safety system. 
  • These pressure cookers were sold at Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Macy’s, Sur la Table and Williams Sonoma and online at Amazon.com and BrevilleUSA.com. 
  • They sold for about $180 from September 2012 through October 2015.
  • Pressure cooker’s model number is BPR600XL.

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