Washington, D.C. – Cuisinart has recalled their 7-cup food processors because the blade can loosen and possible hit and break the cover to the processor. Broken pieces can hit consumers posing a laceration hazard.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Cuisinart 7-cup food processors
Hazard: The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the food processor’s cover. The cover’s broken plastic pieces can hit consumers, posing a laceration hazard.
Units: About 25,000
Description: This recall involves nine models of Cuisinart food processors including, MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR or MFP-107WS. The model number is on the underside of the food processor base. The food processors were sold in white, black, brush chrome, metallic gray, metallic red and silver colors. They have a seven cup plastic work bowl and three push buttons “On,” “Pulse” and “Off.” Cuisinart is stamped on the front.
Incidents/Injuries: Cuisinart has received one report of an incident involving a consumer being struck on the cheek by a piece of the food processor’s plastic cover that cracked off while the reversible slicing disc was being used. No medical attention was sought.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled food processors and contact Cuisinart to receive a free replacement lid and reversible slicing/shredding disc.
Sold at: Belk, Best Buy, Dillards, J.C. Penney, Macy’s, Sears, Williams-Sonoma and other stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and Zappos.com from October 2012 through June 2013 for about $100.00.
Distributor: Cuisinart, a division of Conair Corp., of Stamford, CN.
Consumer Contact: Cuisinart toll-free at 877.339.2534 from 7:00am to 11:00pm ET Monday through Friday, and from 9:00am to 5:30pm ET Saturday or Sunday, or online www.cuisinart.com and click on Recall for more information.
Manufactured in: China
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