Canadian Tire Corporation recalls Cuisinart® Electric Smoker

Starting date:
July 18, 2014
Posting date:
July 18, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Appliances
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Improper Safety Mechanisms, Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40607

Affected products

Cuisinart® Electric Smoker

Product description

This voluntary recall involves specific units of the Cuisinart® electric smoker identified by product number 85-1153, which have the following batch codes inscribed on them:

15013, 15213, 50214, 51314, 41514, 51814, 51614 and 22014.

The electric smokers are black with the name “Cuisinart” printed on the stainless steel door.  The product has five cooking racks and a thermostat to control the temperature.

Hazard identified

The affected Cuisinart® electric smokers are being recalled as a precautionary measure due to safety concerns that gas may build up within the unit causing the door on the smoker to open while the unit is in use.

Canadian Tire has received five reports of the door on the smoker opening while in use.  No injuries have been reported.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these electric smokers.

Number sold

Approximately 2,572 units of the affected Cuisinart® electric smokers were sold at Canadian Tire stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled Cuisinart® electric smokers were sold between December 2013 and May 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected Cuisinart® electric smoker and return them to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.