U.S. CPSC recall of Chinese-made mixer implemented
September 15, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Target Corporation and Select Brands, today announced a six-speed mixer made Chefmate brand voluntary recall.
This recall involves the Chefmate brand 6-speed mixer model BL-10, can be found at the bottom. Mixer about 6 inches high, white on the base body has five white button to select mixing speeds from 1 to 5 file file, and a gray or off button. Button marked with a black "Chefmate" word. Mixer upper transparent plastic cover, marked with U.S. and metric scale capacity; inside the white plastic cover installed on the base of a set of stainless steel blades. Mixer at the top by a white plastic cover and a removable transparent plastic plug components. Which mixer since September 2007 - February 2011 at Target stores nationwide sold, priced at approximately $ 14 / units.
The number of recalled products is about 304,000 units. Reason for the recall, which mixer is operating, the plastic cover will break, exposing the bottom of the rotating blades, causing the consumer injury. Up to now, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Target has received 11 incident exposed rotating blade, 7 accident in the fingers and hands of consumers received a serious cut.
To this end, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advised consumers to immediately stop using the mixer, and the arrival of a Target store for a full refund.